Meductic is a small village located along the Saint John River in southern New Brunswick, approximately 33 kilometres southeast of Woodstock. Take a look below for 8 fun and awesome facts about Meductic, New Brunswick, Canada.
1. Meductic’s mayor is Lance Royden Graham.
2. During the Expulsion of the Acadians, the village was burned in the St. John River Campaign (1758).
3. In the 2016 Census, Statistics Canada reported that the Village of Meductic had a population of 173 living in 68 of its 78 total dwellings, a 24.1% decrease from its adjusted 2011 population of 228.
4. With a land area of 6.67 km2 (2.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 25.94/km2 (67.18/sq mi) in 2016.
5. Today Meductic is home to a few quaint businesses including a bed and breakfast and gas station.
6. A long time restaurant closed its doors in 2004 after the opening of the new 4-lane Trans-Canada Highway, which caused a dramatic drop in traffic on what is now Route 165.
7. Sabian Cymbals Limited, a Meductic business, is well known on the international music scene as a supplier of finely crafted cymbals.
8. Sabian is a major employer in the area, creating jobs for many people.