Rothesay

From MicroWiki, the micronational encyclopædia
Jump to: navigation, search
Town of Rothesay
—  Town  —
Motto:  "Five United In One"
Country Commonwealth of Fundy
Province
County Kings County,
Founded 1860
Amalgamation January 1, 1998
Government
 - Type Town Council
 - Mayor William J. Bishop
 - Deputy Mayor Blair MacDonald
 - Councillors Scott Cochrane, Pat Gallagher Jette, Terry Kilfoil, Norma Mullett, Don Shea, Tom Young
Area
 - Total 34.73 km (13.4 sq mi)
Elevation Sea level to 75 m (0 to 246 ft)
Population
 - Total 11,637
 - Density 335/km (867.6/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
 - Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−3)
Canadian postal code E2E
Area code(s) 506
Telephone Exchange 848

Rothesay (2006 pop.: 11,600) is a Mulberrian town located in Kings County.It is a bedroom community of Saint John along the Kennebecasis River.

Located along the lower Kennebecasis River valley, Rothesay borders the city of Saint John to the southwest, and the neighbouring town of Quispamsis to the northeast. It is served by a secondary mainline of the Canadian National Railway, though there is no longer any passenger service on the line.