nackawic logologo2 Home | Site Map | Contact Us
Town of Nackawic - Home of the World's Largest Axe

Welcome to the website for the Town of Nackawic, New Brunswick.

Nackawic is nestled along the scenic Saint John River Valley. Designated as the Forestry Capital of Canada in 1991, our town is surrounded by beautiful green space and wildlife. Sitting on the banks of the Saint John River, the World's Largest Axe reminds us of the importance of the forest industry to the town and the Province of New Brunswick.

Whether it's the breathtaking scenery, the many recreational activities, or our friendly people, Nackawic offers something for everyone. Please browse through our website and learn more about Nackawic, Home of the World's Largest Axe.

If the information you require cannot be found on our website, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Town of Nackawic
115 Otis Drive
Nackawic, NB
E6G 2P1

Phone: 506-575-2241
Fax: 506-575-2035
Facebook:  Nackawic NB

Waterfront Master Plan Video view here

If you would like to purchase the book The Nackawic Bend 200 Year History  you can call the Town Office at 506 575 2241 or email for more information.

EMO - Nackawic
Since 2015, the Lion's Centre is being used as a Warming Centre and an Information Centre for people in the Nackawic area.  During power outages and other small scale disasters, the Lion's Centre will be open providing heat, lights and hot refreshments, water, power to charge electronics as well as information pertaining to the incident at that time.  The building will be powered by a generator large enough to run the entire building.  Volunteers will be on hand to assist people who need to make use of this facility. For further information contact:  Town Hall @ 575-2241; EMO Coordinator Dewayne Boone @ 575-4271 or Councillor Brian Toole @ 575-2885/461-0095.  If any one is interested in volunteering, they can contact the Red Cross by going online at

here for your Emergency Guide.

Dog Tags 2018
2018 Dog Tags are available at the Town Hall.  The cost for dogs that have been vaccinated, spayed or neutered is $15.00.  Section 3.01 of By-Law S-12 states, "No person who is a resident in the Town of Nackawic shall own a dog without having a valid license for that dog under this by-law".  Fines for not having a dog tag start at $25.00.

October Key

Ron Berube Application download

Reader's Digest article featuring Nackawic
- click
here to read the story

Canadian Affair article on "Supersized Canada" featuring Nackawic - click here to read the story

payment center

Copyright 2009, Town of Nackawic. All rights reserved.
Home | Gallery | Contact Us | Site Map

city & district