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SABLE, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., 6 miles from Park Hill. Pop. 100.

SABLE ISLAND, a small island in the Atlantic Ocean, lying directly in the track of vessels sailing between the northern ports of Canada and Europe, 90 miles S.E. of Nova Scotia. Lat. 43 59 N., lon. 59 47' W. It is low and sandy, about 25 miles in length, and l in breadth, and has been the scene of numerous and melancholy shipwrecks. A company of men, furnished with provisions and other necessaries, for the purpose of relieving shipwrecked mariners, are supported by the Dominion Government at the annual expense of $6,000. Two lighthouses, one at each end of the island, with powerful fixed white lights which can be seen at a distance of 30 miles, have recently been constructed. Steam fog whistles are attached to each. The island is covered with grass and wild pease, sustaining by its spontaneous production about 500 wild horses and many cattle. The fisheries in its vicinity are believed to be extensive. Cape Sable Island is off the S.W. extremity of Nova Scotia.

SABLE RIVER, a post settlement in Shelburne co., N.S., on a river of the same name, 17 miles from Shelburne. Cape Sable Island is at the mouth of this river. Pop. 400.

SABREVOIS, a post village in Iberville co., Que., 83 miles from St. Johns. It contains a French Protestant College in connection with the Church of England, an hotel and a store. Pop. 175.

SACKVILLE, a seaport town of New Brunswick, Westmorland co., at the head of the Bay of Fundy, and on the I. R., 120 miles from St. John, 147 miles from Halifax. It is the seat of Mount Allison College, under the direction of the Wesleyan Conference of the Maritime Provinces, and contains 8 churches, 2 hotels, a tannery, several mills and stores, an iron foundry, and 2 newspaper offices. It is a repeating station of the Montreal and Western Union Telegraph Companies. Shipbuilding is engaged in. The number of arrivals for 1872 was 30 (tons 4,328), and clearances 52 (tons 6,140.) Total value of imports $43,100; exports $17,435. Pop. 1,500.

SACKVILLE, a village in Halifax co., N.S., 12 miles from Halifax. Pop. 300.

SACKVILLE, Essex co., Ont. See Colchester.

SADDLEBACK, an island in Hudson's Strait, North West Territories.

SAGLY1LLE, Oxford co., Ont. See Maple Leaf.

SAGOUA, an island near the entrance of Fortune Bay, Nfld. It is a fishing station of some importance. Pop. 270.

SAGUENAY, a county near the S.E. extremity of Quebec. Area 8,201,250 acres. The St. Lawrence forms its S.E. boundary, and it is intersected by the Saguenay river. Capital, Malbaie. Pop 5,487.

SAILOR'S ISLAND, a small island on the west side of Bonavista Bay, Nfld., 1 miles from Salvage. Pop. 52.

SAINTFIELD, a post village in Ontario co., Ont., 3 miles from Wick. Pop. 180.

ST. ADOLPHE, a settlement in Montmorency co., Que., 9 miles from Laval. Pop. 300.

ST. AGAPIT DE BEAURIVAGE, Lotbiniere co., Que. See Black River Station.

ST. AGATHA, a post village in Waterloo co., Ont., 7 miles from Berlin. Pop. 150.

ST. AIME, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Richelieu, on the River Yamaska, 50 miles N.E. of Montreal. The village contains 5 stores, several mills, a church, convent and college. Pop. of parish 3,150.

ST. ALBAN, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Portneuf, 15 miles from Ste. Anne de la Perade. The village contains 3 stores, and a saw and carding mill. Pop. of parish 1,665.

ST. ALBERT, a post village in Arthabaska co., Que., 8 miles from Arthabaska Station. It has steam sawmills. Pop. 371.

ST. ALEXANDRE, a post village in Kamouraska co, Que., on the G. T. R., 115 miles below Quebec. It contains 5 stores. Pop. 250.

ST. ALEXANDRE, a thriving post village in Iberville co., Que., on the V. C. R., 36 miles from Montreal. It contains several stores and mills, and a telegraph office. Pop. 800.

ST. ALEXIS, a hamlet in Chicoutimi co., Que. It has 4 stores.

ST. ALEXIS, a post village and parish in Montcalm co., Que., 12 miles from L'Assomption. The village contains 3 stores. Pop. of parish 1,360.

ST. ALEXIS, Bonaventure co., Que. See Avignon.

ST. ALPHONSE, a post village and parish in Joliette co., Que., 57 miles N.W. of Montreal. The village contains several stores, mills and potash factories. A gold mine is worked in the vicinity. Pop. 400; of parish 1,266.

ST. ALPHONSE DE LA GRANDE BAIE, Chicoutimi co., Que. See Bagotville.

ST. AMBROISE DE KILDARE, Johette co., Que. See Kildare.

ST. AMBROISE DE LA JEUNE LORETTE, Quebec co., Que. See Lorette,

ST. ANACLET, a post village and parish in Rimouski co, Que., 7 miles below Rimouski. Pop. 1,173.

ST. ANASTASIE DE NELSON, Megantic co., Que. See Lyster.

ST. ANDRE, a post village in Kamouraska co., Que., on the G. T. R., 111 miles below Quebec. It contains 3 stores. Pop. 250.

ST. ANDRE AVELIN, a post village in Ottawa co., Que., 9 miles from Papineauville. It contains 7 stores and a tannery. Pop. 250.

ST. ANDRE D'ACTON, Bagot co., Que. See Acton Vale.

ST. ANDREWS, a flourishing post village of Quebec, co. of Argenteuil, on the North River, or Riviere du Nord, 3 miles from its junction with the Ottawa, and 45 miles S.W. of Montreal. It contains 4 churches, several assurance and insurance agencies, 2 telegraph agencies, mechanics institute, academy, 2 tanneries, and several mills, factories, stores and hotels. Pop. 1,000.

ST. ANDREWS, a post village in Antigonish co., N.S., on the South River, 10 miles from Antigonish. It contains several stores and mills Pop. 400.

ST. ANDREWS, a post village in Colchester co., N.S., 7 miles from Lower Stewiacke. It contains a saw mill and chair factory. Pop 130.

ST. ANDREWS, a post village in Stormont co., Ont., 7 miles from Cornwall. It contains a tannery, a store, and 2 hotels. Pop. 160.

ST ANDREWS, a seaport town of New Brunswick, capital of the co. of Charlotte, at the N.E. extremity of Passamaquoddy Bay, on a narrow Blip of low land facing the sea, 60 miles W. by S. of St. John, and 3 miles from the shores of the United States. It is conveniently situated for commerce, and especially for the fishing trade. The lumber trade and shipbuilding employ the larger portion of the inhabitants. The harbor is entered by two passes leading from the mouth of the River Schoodiac, and has a depth sufficient for vessels of any size. The town is well and regularly laid out, and the streets well built upon. It contains, besides the county buildings, churches of 5 denominations, a grammar school, superior school, a branch bank, a savings bank, U. S. Consulate, Custom House, several hotels, and a number of stores. St. Andrews is the seat of the New Brunswick and Canada railway. The number of arrivals for 1872 was 525 (tons 78,472), and the clearances 402 (tons 72,098). Total value of imports $81,840; exports $60,214. Pop. 1,800.

ST. ANDREWS, a seaport town of Prince Edward Island, Kings co., on Cardigan Bay, which sets up into the S.E. part of the island. Lat. 40 10 N , lon. 62 35' W. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in shipbuilding and in the exporttion of timber.

ST. ANDREWS, or CAMPBELL, a post office in the district of Lisgar, Man., on Red River, 16 miles N. of Fort Garry.

ST. ANDREWS, York co., Ont. See Thistletown.

ST. ANICET, a post village in Huntingdon co.. Que., on the right bank of the St. Lawrence, 56 miles S. W. of Montreal. It has 5 or 6 stores. Pop. 550.

ST ANN, the former name of Fredericton, N.B. See Fredericton.

ST. ANN, a port of Nova Scotia, on the E. coast of Cape Breton. See Englishtown.

ST. ANN, a settlement in Gloucester co., N.B., 3 miles from Bathurst. Pop 50.

ST. ANNS, a post office in Victoria co., N.S., on St. Ann's harbor, 15 miles from Haddock.

ST. ANNS, a post village in Monck co., Ont., on the Jordan river, 11 miles from Grimsby. It contains several stores and mills. Pop 200.

ST. ANSELME, a post village in Dorchester co.. Que., 6 miles from St. Henri. It contains a church, an iron foundry, a cotton and woolen factory, saw and grist mills, engineering and millwright works, and 7 stores. Pop. 700.

ST. ANTHONY, a post settlement in Kent co., N.B., 24 miles from Shediac. It contains 1 church and 1 grist mill. Pop. 400.

ST. ANTOINE, a post village and parish in Vercheres co., Que., on the River Richelieu, 15 miles from tit. Hilaire. Pop. 1,663.

ST. ANTOINE ABBE, Chateauguay co., Que. See Starnesborough.

ST. ANTOINE DE LA BALE. See La Baie du Febvre.

ST. ANTOINE DE TILLY, a thriving post village in Lotbiniere co.. Que., on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 24 miles W. of Quebec. It contains a church, 6 stores, 4 saw mills, a grist mill, and a carding and fulling mill. Pop. 600.

ST. ANTONIN, a post village and parish in Temiscouata co., Que., 3 miles from Green River. The village contains a flour mill, a saw mill, and 2 stores. Pop. 150; of parish 1,185.

ST. APPOLLINAIRE, a thriving post village and parish in Lotbiniere co., Que., 7 miles from Black River. The village contains 5 saw mills, 1 carding mill, a church, and several stores. Pop. 400; of parish 1,533.

St. ARMAND CENTRE, a post village in Missisquoi co., Que., 8 miles from St. Armand Station. Pop. 100.

ST. ARMAND STATION, formerly MOORE'S CORNERS, a post village in Missisquoi co., Que., on the V. C. R., 52 miles from Montreal. It Contains a telegraph office and several stores. Pop. 300.

ST. ARSENE, a post village in Temiscouata co , Que., on the I. R., 7 miles from Riviere du Loup en bas. The village contains 4 stores. Pop. 800; of parish 1,512

ST. ATHAVASE, or IBERVILLE, formerly CHRISTIEVILLE, an incorporated town of Quebec, capital of the co. of Iberville, on the River Richelieu, opposite St. Johns. It contains Episcopal and Roman Catholic churches, several hotels, a number of stores, an iron foundry, a tannery, grist mills, &c. The Richelieu is spanned at this point by two bridges. Pop. 2,000.

ST. ALBERT, a post village in L'Islet co., Q c., on the River Trois Samnons, 2 miles from St. Jean Port Joli. It contains 2 stores and a grist mill. Pop. 250.

ST. AUGUSTIN DE MONTREAL, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Two Mountains, on the River Petit Chicot, 27 miles W. of Montreal. The village has 2 stores. Pop. 200; of parish 1,812.

ST. AUGUSTIN DE QUEBEC, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Portneuf, 13 miles above Quebec. The village has 3 stores. Pop. 200; of parish 1,880.

STE. ADELE, or ABERCROMBIE, a post village and parish in Terrebonne co., Que., on Round Lake, 18 miles from St. Jerome. The village contains 3 stores, 1 tannery, and 1 saw mill. Pop. 40; of parish 1,570.

STE. AGATHE, a post village in Lotbiniere co., Que., 8 miles from Methods Mills. It contains 4 saw mills, 2 grist mills, and 4 stores. Pop. 32 5; of parish 1,051.

STE. AGATHE, a village in the district of Provencher, Man., 24 miles S. of Fort Garry.

STE. AGATHE DES MONTS, or BERESFORD, a post village and parish in Terrebonne co., Que., on the North river, 60 miles N. of Montreal. The village contains a Roman Catholic church, 4 stores, 4 hotels, 4 saw mills and 2 grist mills. Pop. of parish 2,000.

STE. AGNES, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Charlevoix, 10 miles from Murray Bay. Pop. 1,615.

STE. AGNES DE DUNDEE, a post village in Huntingdon co., Que., on the River St. Lawrence, 12 miles from St. Anicet. It contains 2 churches, 6 stores, and 1 hotel. Pop. 123.

STE. ANGELE, a post village and parish in Rouville co., Que, 6 miles from Ste. Marie de Monnoir. The village contains 5 stores. Pop. 600; of parish 1,157.

STE. ANGELE DE LAVAL or DOUCETT'S LANDING, a post village and parish in Nicolet co., on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, at the N.W. terminus of the Three Rivers branch of the G. T. R., 2 miles from Three Rivers. The village contains 2 stores and 3 hotels. Pop. 150; of parish 1,021.

STE. ANGELE DE MLRICI, a parish in Rimouski co., Que., 10 miles from Ste. Flavie Pop. 715.

STE. ANGELIQUE, a post village and parish in Ottawa co., Que., 5 miles from Papineauville. Pop. 1,738

STE. ANNE BOUT DE L'ISLE, a thriving post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Jacques Cartier, at the confluence of the Rivers Ottawa and St. Lawrence, and on the G. T. R., 21 miles W. of Montreal. It contains 2 telegraph offices, and several stores and hotels, and is a favorite resort during the summer months. Pop. 1,293.

STE. ANNE DE BEAUPRE, a post village in Montmorency co., Que., on the North shore of the St. Lawrence, at the mouth of the River Ste. Anne, 22 miles below Quebec. It contains a Roman Catholic church, and about a dozen stores. There are very picturesque falls near the village. Pop. 300.

STE. ANNE DE LA PERADE, a post village of Quebec, co. of Champlain, on the River Ste. Anne, 55 miles W. by N. of Quebec. It contains a church, several saw and grist mills, about 12 stores, and a telegraph office. Pop. 1,000; of parish 2,860.

STE. ANNE DE LA POCATIERE, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Kamouraska, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the G. T. R., 86 miles below Quebec. The village is most beautifully situated, and contains, besides a church and several hotels, a college, one of the most extensive in the province, usually attended by about 209 students, 11 stores, a printing office, and a telegraph office. Pop. of parish 3,134.

STE. ANNE DE RESTIGOUCHE, a village in Ronaventure co., Que., on the River Restigouche, 1 mile from Cross Point. It is chiefly inhabited by Indians of the Micmac tribe. Pop. 200.

STE. ANNE DES MONTS, a flourishing post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Gaspe, situated on the S. bank of the St. Lawrence, at the mouth of the Riviere Ste. Anne, 184 miles below Riviere du Loup en bas. There are several rivers of the same name in this district. The village contains a saw mill a grist mill and 2 stores, and has a good trade in the fishery. Pop. 1,215.

STE. ANNE DES PLAINES, a post village and parish in Terrebonne co., Que., 28 miles N. of Montreal. The village contains 3 stores. Pop. 400; of parish 1,821.

STE. ANNE DE STUKELY, Shefford co., Que. See Rochelle.

STE. ANNE DU MACHICHE, the Former name of Yamachiche, Que., which see.

STE. ANNE DU SAGUENAY, a village in Chicoutimi co., Que., on the River Saguenay, opposite Chicoutimi. Pop. 200.

STE. ANNE MOUNTAINS, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, province of Quebec, are in lat. 48 N., Ion. 63 W., 3,973 feet high.

ST. BARNABE, a post village and parish in St. Hyacinthe co., Que., on the River Yamaska, 9 miles from St. Hyacinthe. Pop. 1,639.

ST. BARNABE, a post village and parish in St. Maurice co., Que., 12 miles from Yamachiche. The village contains several saw and grist mills, and 5 or 6 stores. Pop. 500.

ST. BARTHELEMI, a post village and parish in Berthier co., Que., 56 miles N.E. of Montreal, 10 miles from Berthier. The village contains several stores and mills, and has a large trade in lumber and flour. Pop. 800; of parish 2,509.

ST. BASIL, a post settlement in Victoria co., N.B., 21 miles above Grand Falls. Pop. 1,669.

ST. BASIL, a post village and parish in Portneuf co., Que., 7 miles from Portneuf. The village contains several mills and 4 stores. Pop. 300: of parish 2,012.

ST. BASIL LE GRAND, a post village in Chambly, co., Que., 4 miles from St. Bruno.

ST. BENOIT, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Two Mountains, 33 miles W. of Montreal, 7 miles from Point aux Anglais. The village contains a church, and several stores and mills. Pop. 250; of parish 1,613.

ST. BERNARD, a post village and parish in Dorchester co., Que., 18 miles from St. Henri. The village contains a grist mill, 2 saw mills, and 2 stores. Pop. 60 t; of parish 1,820.

ST. BONAVENTURE, a post village and parish in Drummond co., Que., 30 miles from St. Hyacinthe. Pop. 1,144.

ST. BONIFACE, a post village in the district of Selkirk, Man., on Red River, opposite Fort Garry. It is the seat of the See of the Archbishop of Manitoba.

ST. BONIFACE, St. Maurice co., Que. See Shawenegan.

ST. BRUNO, formerly BOUCHERVILLE STATION, a post village and parish in Chambly co., Que., on the G. T. R,15 miles from Montreal. The village contains a telegraph office, a saw mill, and several stores. Pop. 309; of parish 1,406.

STE. BEATRIX, a post village and parish in Joliette co., Que., 18 miles from Joliette. Pop. 927.

STE. BRIGIDE, a post village and parish in Iberville co., Que., on the S. S. & C. R., 10 miles from St. Johns. The village contains 4 stores. There are extensive peat bogs in the vicinity. Pop. 400; of parish 2,218.

STE. BRIGIDE DE LAVAL, Montmorency co., Que. See Laval.

STE. BRIGIDE DES SAULTS, a post village and parish in Nicolet co., Que., on the River Nicolet, 60 miles below Montreal. Pop. 548.

ST. CAJETAN, Bellechasse co., Que. See Armagh.

ST. CALIXTE DE KILKENNY, Montcalm co., Que. See Kilkenny.

ST. CALIXTE DE SOMERSET, Megantic co., Que. See Somerset.

ST. CAMILLE, a post village and parish in Wolfe co., Que., 17 miles from Danville. Pop. 606.

ST. CANUTE, a post village and parish in the co. of Two Mountains, Que., 39 miles X. of Montreal. Pop. 645.

ST. CASIMIR, a post village in Portneuf co., Que., on the River Ste. Anne, 6 miles from St. Anne de la Perade. It contains several saw and grist mills and 6 stores, and has a large trade in lumber. Pop. 350; of parish 2.2 13.

ST. CATHARINES, an incorporated town of Ontario, capital of the co. of Lincoln, on the Welland Canal, and on the Great Western and Welland railways, 32 miles E. by S. of Hamilton, and 12 miles N.W. of Niagara. From its favorable situation it has become the centre of a large and rapidly increasing business. It contains churches of 7 denominations, 3 branch banks, several assurance and insurance companies, a commercial college, grammar school, convent, general hospital, 4 printing offices, from which 2 daily and several weekly newspapers are issued, and a number of stores. There are in the town 5 or 6 large flouring mills, several saw and planing mills, foundries and machine shops, sewing machine factory, soap and candle factories, tanneries, woolen mills, breweries, &c. Ship building is also extensively engaged ii. St. Catharines is celebrated for its mineral springs, and for its excellent hotels. Total value of imports for 1872 $843,634; exports $51,414. Pop. 7,864.

ST. CATHERINES, a post village and parish in Portneuf co., Que., near Lake St. Joseph, 25 miles from Quebec. The village has 2 stores. Pop. 150; of parish 1,263.

ST. CECILE DE BIO, Rimouski co., Que. See Bic.

ST. CELESTIN, a thriving post village in Nicolet co., Que., on the Three Rivers branch G. T. R., 25 miles from Arthabaska. It contains 5 or 6 saw mills, 2 grist mills, 9 or 10 stores, and a telegraph office. Pop. 600; of parish 1,609.

ST. CESAIRE, a market, town of Quebec, co. of Rouville, on the River Yamaska, 33 miles N. of Montreal. It contains two foundries, an agricultural implement factory, boot and shoe factory, several saw, grist, and carding mills, a college containing an observatory and museum, and a number of stores. A large trade is done in flour, grain, cattle, and the products of the dairy. Pop. 937.

ST. CHARLES, a post village and parish in the district of Selkirk, Man., on the Assiniboine river, 81 miles from Fort Garry. It contains a Roman Catholic church, a public school, and 2 stores. Pop. 4 i0.

ST. CHARLES, a post village in St. Hyacinthe co., Que., on the River Richelieu, 8 miles from St. Hilaire Station. It contains a telegraph office, 5 or 6 stores, and several mills. St. Charles is memorable as being the spot where, in 1337, a cap of liberty and pole were erected, and the rebels assembled and fortified their position so obstinately that the works had to be stormed, and every house in it but one burned. Pop. 800; of parish 1,176.

ST. CHARLES, a post village of Quebec, co. of Bellechasse, on the River Boyer, and on the G. T. R., 26 miles below Quebec. It contains a church, a telegraph office, 7 stores, and several mills. Pop. 400; of parish 2,159.

ST. CHARLES, a village on the N. side of the River St. Charles, opposite the city of Quebec. Pop. 200.

ST. CHARLES DE STANBRIDGE, a post village in Missisquoi co., Que., 3 miles from Des Rivieres. It contains a tannery, a store, and a grist mill. Pop. 200.

ST. CHARLES DU LAC, L'Assomption co., Que. See Lachenaic.

ST. CHRISTOPHE D'ARTHABASKA, or ARTHABASKAVILLE, an incorporated village of Quebec, capital of a county of the same name, 3 miles from Arthabaska Station. It contains, besides the county buildings, a Roman Catholic church, a telegraph office, a printing office, 2 hotels, several stores, a potash factory, 3 saw mills, and 2 flouring mill. Pop. 730.

ST. CLAIRE, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Dorchester, 12 miles from St. Henri. The village contains 6 saw and 5 grist mills, and a few stores. Pop. 600; of parish 2,481.

ST. CLAIRE BRIDGE, a post office in Dorchester co., Que., 18 miles from Frampton.

ST. CLEMENTS, a post village in Waterloo co., Ont., 10 miles from Berlin. It has 1 store and 3 hotels. Pop. 200.


Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America, Edited by P.A. Crossby, 1873

 

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