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|Incorporated||January 4, 1903|
|• Total||74.32 km2 (28.70 sq mi)|
|Elevation||Sea level to 32 m (0 to 105 ft)|
|• Density||74.8/km2 (194/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (Atlantic (AST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (ADT)|
|Canadian Postal code||
|Telephone Exchange||364, 536, 939|
Sackville (2016 population: 5,331) is a town in southeastern New Brunswick, Canada. It is home to Mount Allison University, a primarily undergraduate liberal arts university. Historically based on agriculture, shipbuilding, and manufacturing, the economy is now driven by the university and tourism. Initially part of the French colony of Acadia, the settlement became part of the British colony of Nova Scotia in 1755 following the Expulsion of the Acadians.
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