The Town of St. George is known as “Granite Town” which pays homage to its once bustling granite industry around the turn of the last century. Today, red granite has been replaced by pink salmon as St. George is now the epicenter of the salmon aquaculture industry in New Brunswick.
Visitor Information Center
The Tourist Bureau is located at Granite Town Farms at 151 Brunswick Street and is open daily during the summer months from May to September 30.
Granite Town Hotel
As of 2016, the Town of St. George is home to over 1,500 residents in over 650 homes in a land area of 16.1 square km.
Primary employers are aquaculture companies, such as Cooke’s/True North Salmon, and a lumber mill, Lake Utopia Paper, owner/operated by JD Irving, in addition to several Federal and Provincial government buildings.
Further information can be acquired from Statistics Canada.
Distance To & From
St. Stephen: 44 km
USA/Canada Border (Highway Bridge): 51 km
St. Andrews: 34 km
Blacks Harbour: 17 km
Saint John: 75 km
Fredericton: 161 km
Halifax: 482 km
Bangor: 200 km