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Sussex at a Glance

Originally settled by United Empire Loyalists moving up the St. John River Valley, the Sussex area has grown to a population of more than 35,000. The Town of Sussex, itself, has a population of 4,241 (Census 2006).The town developed as a service centre to surrounding communities. More...

Location

The Town of Sussex is located in south central New Brunswick, Canada, strategically between the province's three largest cities; Saint John, Moncton, and Fredericton.

You can now explore Sussex in high resoultion using Google Earth!

Geneology

Kings County has a genealogy coordinator.

Nancy Adams
Sussex, NB
E4E 1Z1
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A wealth of resources can also be found at the Sussex Regional Library.

Branch Manager: Fennella Brewer
46 Magnolia Avenue
Phone: (506) 432-4585
Fax: (506) 432-4583
Email
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Another source for information on genealogy in the Kings County area is kcnb.ca
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Education

Primary and Secondary education in Sussex is provided at three schools: Sussex Elementary, Sussex Middle School and Sussex Regional High School. The High School has a capacity of 800 and houses industrial, science and business labs, also a theatre, library, gymnasium and soccer pitch. Facilities are shared with community groups for a nominal rental fee.

The Sussex Christian School is a private facility located on the site of the Wesleyan Church on Chapman Drive. Opened in 1984, the school includes instruction from pre-kindergarten through grade 12.

Sussex has been the site of the Bethany Bible College, a private post-secondary school, since 1965. The college enrolls students from Canada, United States and worldwide and offers BA and B.Sc. degrees in Christian Education.

Both the University of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Community College offer a wide variety of extension courses in Sussex. Registrations are accepted in Fall and Winter for academic upgrading, business, language, arts, and computer courses.

Churches/ Places of Worship


  • Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church
    489 Main Street
    506-433-8008
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  • Sussex Christadelphians
    P.O. Box 4526
    506-433-6738
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  • Faith Bible Baptist Fellowship Church
    33 Pine Street
    506-433-4685
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  • St. Paul's United Church
    430 Main Street
    506-432-1114
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  • Sussex Wesleyan Church
    45 Chapman Drive
    506-433-3500
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  • Sussex Community Church (Salvation Army)
    79 Main Street
    506-433-3302
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  • Calvary Pentecostal Church
    384 St. George Street
    506-433-4759
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  • Evangel Assembly
    424 Main Street
    506-433-1476
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  • St. Francis Xavier Church
    114 Church Avenue
    506-433-1902


  • Sussex Baptist Church Inc.
    24 Church Avenue
    506-433-2100
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  • Trinity Anglican Church
    853 Main Street
    506-433-3444


  • Atlantic Community Church
    78 Route 880
    Apohaqui, NB
    506.433.8323
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