Cocagne, New Brunswick
|Coordinates: 46°20′26″N 64°37′12″W|
|• MP||Dominic LeBlanc (L)|
|• Provincial Representative||Benoît Bourque (L)|
|• Land||66.43 km2 (25.65 sq mi)|
|Lowest elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|• Density||66.78/km2 (173.0/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (Atlantic (AST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (ADT)|
|Year first constructed||1907|
|Tower shape||square frustum tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower, red lantern|
|Tower height||7.5 metres (25 ft)|
|Focal height||8 metres (26 ft)|
|Light source||solar power|
|Range||13 nautical miles (24 km; 15 mi)|
|CHS number||CCG 1116|
William Francis Ganong identified the Mi'kmaq name as Wijulmacadie, referring to a plant found along the river. In 1866 Cocagne was a farming community with about 65 families: in 1871 the community and surrounding district had a population of 900: in 1898 Cocagne was a sub-port of entry with a population of 250. A post office branch has been located here since 1837.
- Auguste Théophile Léger (1852-1923) - New Brunswick politician
- Alfred Edmond Bourgeois (1872-1939) - New Brunswick politician, clerk, landlord and merchant.
- Allison Dysart (1880-1962) - New Brunswick politician, lawyer and judge
- Louis-Prudent-Alexandre Robichaud (1890-1971) - New Brunswick political figure and jurist.
- Michel Cormier (b. 1957) - Canadian journalist, lecturer and author.
- Serge Despres (b. 1978) - Canadian bobsledder
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