Kedgwick is a Canadian rural community in Restigouche County, New Brunswick. Take a look below for 10 fun and interesting facts about Kedgwick, New Brunswick, Canada.
1. Originally a local improvement district, then an incorporated village, Kedgwick became a rural community in 2012 when it amalgamated with the surrounding parish of Grimmer.
2. Located in the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the county, Kedgwick is approximately 75 kilometres southwest of Campbellton and 15 kilometres east of the Restigouche River along Route 17.
3. Being surrounded by woods, Kedgwick is spectacular during the Fall season.
4. Every autumn the population celebrates it with the “Festival d’Automne” (Fall fest).
5. On July 1, 2012, the village and the Local Service District of Grimmer merged to form the Rural Community of Kedgwick.
6. Forestry is the major industry in the area.
7. Kedgwick has a humid continental climate (Dfb) and once had a subarctic climate (Dfc).
8. Summer consists of warm days and cool nights with about half of all days experiencing rain.
9. Winter consists of cold days and frigid nights below zero with extremely heavy annual snowfall averaging 103 inches (261 cm).
10. Kedgwick is one of the coldest and snowiest inhabited places in New Brunswick.