Selected Acadian Locations

Parishes before the exile

St. Jean Baptiste, Port Royal Annapolis Royal, Annapolis Co., NS (lower Annapolis River)
St. Laurent, Port Royal Lawrencetown, Annapolis Co., NS (upper Annapolis River)
St. Charles des Mines, Grand Pre Grand Pre, Kings Co., NS (SW of Minas Basin between Gaspereau & Cornwallis Rivers)
St. Joseph des Mines, Riviere aux Canards Canard, Kings Co., NS (W of Minas Basin)
Ste. Famille, Pisiguit/Pigiguit Falmouth, Hants Co., NS (W of Pisiquit River)1
Notre Dame de l'Assomption, Pisiguit/Pigiguit Windsor, Hants Co., NS (E of Pisiquit River)1
Sts. Pierre et Paul, Cobeguit Truro, Colchester Co., NS (east end of Minas Basin)
Notre Dame de l'Assomption, Beaubassin Amherst, Cumberland, Co., NS (near NB)
St. Louis de Pointe de Beausejour Beausejour, Westmorland Co., New Brunswick
Ste Anne, Cheboque Yarmouth Co., NS (C. Sable, SW tip of NS)
Notre Dame, Pubomcoup Pubnico, Shelburne Co., NS (Cape Sable, SW tip of NS)
Notre Dame des Anges, Louisbourg, Ile Royale Louisbourg, Cape Breton Co., NS
St. Pierre, Port Toulouse, Ile Royale St. Peters, Richmond Co., NS (SW of Louisbourg)
Ste. Claire, Petit Degrat, Ile Royale Petit de Grat, Richmond Co., NS (Isle S of Isle Madam)
Ste. Anne de la Baie des Espagnols, (Port Sidney, Victoria Co., NS
Dauphin)
N. D. du Bon Secours, Port d'Orleans/ Ingonish, Victoria Co., NS (N of Sidney)
Niganiche
St. Esprit, Ile Royale St. Esprit, Richmond Co., Nova Scotia
Ste. Claire, Lorembec, Ile Royale Lorembec?, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia
(N of Louisbourg)
N. D. du Bon Secours, La Baleine, Ile Royale ???, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia
Ste. Anne des Tintamarre Sackville, Westmorland Co., NB
Notre Dame de la Visitation, Chipoudy Shepody, Albert Co., New Brunswick
Mission du Nouveau Brunswick, Petitcoudiac Hillsborough, Albert Co., New Brunswick
Mission du Nouveau Brunswick, Memramcook, Westmorland, New Memramcook Brunswick
Ste. Anne, Medoctec Medoctec, Carleton Co., NB (W. border)
Ste. Famille, Pentagouet Penobscot, Hancock Co.. Maine
St. Jean l'Evangeliste, Port Lajoie Charlottetown, Queens Co., P.E.I.
St. Pierre, St. Pierre du Nord St. Peters, Kings Co., P.E.I.
Ste. Famille, Malpeque Malpeque, Prince Co., P.E.I.
St. Louis, Riviere du Nord est Scotchfort, Queens Co., P.E.I.
St. Paul, Pointe Prime Point Prime, Queens Co., P.E.I. (Hillsborough Bay entrance)
????? de Scatary Scatary Island off NE coast of Nova Scotia
N. D. des Anges, Plaisance Plaisance, Newfoundland
Ste. Famille, Ile St. Pierre Island S of Newfoundland
???? de Port aux Basques Port aux Basques, Newfoundland?
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NS=Nova Scotia, NB=New Brunswick, P.E.I.=Prince Edward Island, N=north, E=east, S=south, W=west

1 Several sources state that Ste. Famille was on the east side of the river but recent evidence has shown it to be on the west (Falmouth) side of the river.

http://www.acadian-home.org/map-Acadia-17th-Century.html (This map is not an accurate portrayal of the land masses but provides perspective for the locations for most of the parishes in the 17th century. The URL is case sensitive.)




Acadian locations and current names

Annarechaque Arichat, Ile Madame, Richmond Co., Nova Scotia
Baie Cobequid Cobequid Bay (E end of Minas Basin)
Baie Francaise Bay of Fundy - between NS & NB
Baie de Chignectou Chignecto Bay (Upper E arm of Bay of Fundy)
Baie de Chipoudy Shepody Bay (Upper arm of Chignecto Bay)
Baie des Espagnois, Ile Royale Sidney North, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia
Bassin de Port Royal Annapolis Basin, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia
Bassin des Mines Minas Basin, Nova Scotia (Lower E arm of Bay of Fundy)
Beaubassin (Village) Amherst, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia
Beaubassin (Bay) Cumberland Basin (SE "U" shaped arm of Chignecto Bay)
Belle Ile en Mer Belle Ile (Off southern coast of Brittany, France)
Canard Canard, King Co., Nova Scotia (Canard River)
Canal St. Georges Digby Gut (Connection between Annapolis Basin and Bay of Fundy)
Canning Canning, King Co., Nova Scotia (Habitant Riv.)
Cap Sable Barrington, Shelburne Co., Nova Scotia
Caraquet Caraquet, Gloucester Co., New Brunswick
Chebogue Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia
Chedabouctou Guysborough, Guysborough Co., Nova Scotia
Chebooktoosk Bouctouche, Kent Co., New Brunswick
Chenal de Minas Minas Channel (Connection between Bay of Fundy and Minas Basin)
Chibouctou Halifax, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia
Chipoudy Shepody, Just north of Hopewell Hill, Albert Co., New Brunswick
Cobequid Truro, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia
Des Mines Minas Basin, Nova Scotia
Ekoupag Maugerville, Sudbury Co., New Brunswick
Fort Beasejour Fort Cumberland, Westmorland Co., New
Brunswick
Fort Edward Junction of Avon & St. Croix Rivers, Hants Co., NS (SE of junction)
Fort Frederic St. John, St. John Co., New Brunswick
Fort Gaspereau Port Elgin, Westmorland Co., New Brunswick
Fort St. Louis Yarmouth, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia
Fourchu Yarmouth, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia
Gaspereau Gaspereau, King Co., Nova Scotia
Grand Etang Grand Etang, Inverness Co., Nova Scotia
Grand Pre Grand Pre, King Co., Nova Scotia (Between Cornwallis & Gaspereau Rivers)
Guadeloupe Guadelloupe, West Indies
Havre Aubert Havre Aubert, Magdalan Islands (NNE of P.E.I.)
Ile Madame Isle Madame, Nova Scotia - SE of Cape Breton
Ile Royale Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Ile St. Croix Campobello Island, Charlotte Co., New Brunswick
Ile St. Jean Prince Edward Island
La Chadye Cheticamp, Inverness Co., Nova Scotia
La Heve La Have, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
La Pointe Noire (Vieux Logis) Hogan's Landing, King Co., Nova Scotia
Le Coude Moncton, Westmorland Co., New Brunswick
Les Mines Area around Minas Basin, Nova Scotia (especially W, S, & E of Minas Basin)
Martinique Martinique, West Indies
Medoctec Medoctec, Carleton Co., New Brunswick (Other sources say Woodstock, NB)
Memramcook Memramcook, Westmorland Co., New Brunswick (Other sources say Rockland, NB)
Mines Grand Pre, King Co., Nova Scotia
Mirliquesh Lunenburg, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
Niganiche Ingonish, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia
Nipisiquit Bathurst, Gloucester Co., New Brunswick
Pentagouet Penobscot, Maine
Petitcoudiac Hillsborough, Albert Co., New Brunswick (Originally called Blanchard's Village - not to be confused with a modern day Petitcodiac 21 mi. west.)
Pisiquid/Pisiquit/Pigiquid/Piziquid Falmouth & Windsor, Hants Co., Nova Scotia
Plaisance Placentia, Newfoundland
Plaisance Plaisance, Haiti
Pobomcoup Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia
Pointe Prime Point Prime, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island (E side of entrance to Hillsborough Bay)
Port Dauphin St. Ann's, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia
Port Lajoie, Ile St. Jean Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island
Port La Tour Port La Tour, Shelburne Co., Nova Scotia
Port Mouton Port Mouton, Queens Co., Nova Scotia
Port Royal Annapolis Royal, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia
Port Toulouse, Ile Royale St. Peters, Cape Breton Co., NS
Riviere Dauphin Annapolis River, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia (Flows SW from King Co. to Annapolis Basin)
Riviere aux Canards Canard River, King Co., Nova Scotia (Flows W to E to Minas Basin E of Canard)
Riviere St. Antoine Cornwallis River, King Co., Nova Scotia (Flows W to E to Minas Basin W of Grand Pre)
Riviere Gaspereau Gaspereau River, King Co., Nova Scotia (Flows from SW to Minas Basin E of Grand Pre)
Riviere de Kennetcook Kennetcook River, Hants, Co., Nova Scotia (Flows E to W to Avon River [between Minas Basin & St. Croix River])
Riviere de l'Quest West River, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island (Flows W to E to Charlottetown Bay)
Riviere des Habitants Inhabitants River, King Co., Nova Scotia (Flows W to E to Minas Basin E of Canning)
Riviere du Nord North River, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island (Flows from NW to Charlottetown Bay)
Riviere du Nord Est Hillsborough River, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island (Flows from NE to Charlottetown Bay)
Riviere Pisiquid Avon River, Hants Co., Nova Scotia (Flows from the SW to Windsor and N to Minas Basin)
Riviere St. Croix St. Croix River, Hants Co., Nova Scotia (Flows E to W to Avon River N of Windsor)
Riviere St. Croix SE border of New Brunswick with Maine
Riviere St. Jean St. John River, New Brunswick (Flows from Quebec through NW corner of New Brunswick to St. John on the Bay of Fundy)
Sackville Sackville, Westmorland Co., New Brunswick
St. Charles des Mines Grand Pre, King Co., Nova Scotia
St. Domingue Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Ste. Famille Parish Falmouth, Hants Co., Nova Scotia
St. Jean St. John, St. John Co., New Brunswick
St. Pierre St. Peter's, Kings Co., Prince Edward Island
Spanish Bay Sidney Harbor, Cape Breton Co., NS
St.Anne des Pays d'en Bas Fredericton, York Co., New Brunswick
Tintamarre Upper Sackville, Westmorland Co., New Brunswick
Tracadie (New Brunswick) Tracadie, Gloucester Co., New Brunswick
Tracadie (Ile St. Jean) Tracadie, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island
Trois Rivieres, Ile St. Jean Three Rivers, King Co., Prince Edward Island