Blackville: Community Life: Unique Culture and Heritage

This one river produces nearly one half of all the rod caught salmon in North America. The Village of Blackville is situated along the banks of the beautiful Main Southwest Miramichi River, where the Bartholomew River flows into the main river.  It is approximately 40 kilometers southwest of the city of Miramichi.

Incorporated as a village in 1967, it has a population of 931 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing. Blackville is considered the "Salmon Fishing Capital of the Miramichi".