Harvey Station, New Brunswick

Harvey Station is a village in New Brunswick, Canada, York County ( New Brunswick). The village has 363 inhabitants and is located about 35 km southwest of the capital, Fredericton away. The municipality is located in a valley in the north and joins the Cranberry Lake, also known as Harvey Lake, at.


The name of the town goes back to the former settlement situated south of Harvey Settlement ( Parish of Manners Sutton ). Harvey Station was the name of the station on the northern edge of Harvey Settlement, which was built during the construction of the railway line European and North American Railway ( Western Extension) from Saint John to Vanceboro, Maine. Several merchants, hoteliers and other businesses settled near the train station and thus established a new business district.


1852 signed the Government of New Brunswick and the European and North American Railway contract for the construction of a railway line as a link between Nova Scotia and Maine. To 1869, the distance between Saint John and Fredericton was already finished and went on through the northern edge of Harvey Settlement.

The passenger station was built in 1869 and 1909 extended, while the adjacent municipality of Harvey Station was named. The European and North American Railway was later absorbed by the New Brunswick Railway, which in turn in the 1880s, part of the Canadian Pacific Railway ( CPR) was. Harvey was a station of the transcontinental route from Saint John to Montreal. The new passenger connection brought growth and prosperity to Harvey. There Hotels for train and shops and factories were built for local supply.


  • Greg Byrne ( born 1960 ), politician, born in Harvey
  • Sarah Emma Edmundson (1841-1891), soldier and spy
  • Don Messer (1909-1973), musician
  • Wendy Nielsen, opera singer