York County (New Brunswick)

York County is a county in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Council is based in the capital of New Brunswick, Fredericton. The County has 97 238 inhabitants ( 2011).

The main economic sectors are agriculture and forestry. The Saint John River divides the county in an east - west direction in the north- east flows the Southwest Miramichi River. The Trans-Canada Highway crosses the county from west to east, in the southern part.

The historic, touristic settlement Kings Landing, from the period of 1780-1910, is Prince William.

Towns and cities

York County consists of eight counties and its capital city, Fredericton ( listed by Population - 2011 Census ).


The county is divided into fourteen parishes ( listed by Population - 2011 Census ).

First Nations

There are three First Nations (French: Premieres nations, German: First Nations - all indigenous peoples in Canada) reserves ( listed in order of population - 2011 Census ).


McAdam with historical railway station building in the background

The World's Largest Axe Nackawic

The Saint John River

Former part of the Trans-Canada highways - New Brunswick Highway 102

Paper mill in Nackawic