Petitcodiac is a Canadian village in Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Take a look below for 6 interesting and amazing facts about Petitcodiac, New Brunswick, Canada.
1. It is named after the Petitcodiac River, which begins in the village at the junction of the North River and Anagance River.
2. The name is believed to be derived either from a Mi’kmaq word meaning “bends like a bow” or from a Maliseet word meaning “sound of thunder”.
3. The Community Centres around Route 890, Route 885, Route 905, Route 106 and Route 1.
4. The village features a regional school, an outdoor swimming pool, an arena, a bowling alley, as well as several family-owned shops and churches servicing the surrounding area.
5. There is also a Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron.
6. The Westmorland County Agricultural Fair, established by William Balzer in 1967, is an agricultural fair with a horse show, a sheep show, a produce contest, crafts and baked goods, and a beauty pageant.