Dorchester Tourism

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Dorchester is a village and shire town in Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada. It is named for Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, an 18th-century Governor-General of the old Province of Quebec. It is located on the eastern side of the mouth of the lush Memramcook River valley near the river's discharge point into Shepody Bay. Dorchester is an English-speaking community but it is adjacent to French-speaking Acadian areas farther up the Memramcook River valley.

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This warm abode of Dorchester is a delightful place to visit in Canada. When planning a trip to Dorchester, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Halifax. Attractions in Halifax include Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Of Canada, Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic. To explore Dorchester, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Dorchester*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dorchester

    Know the pollution level of Dorchester before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 6.67 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.43 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 2.27 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.57 (Low)
  • Dorchester: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dorchester for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dorchester.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.05 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.41 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.32 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.82 (Low)
    • Drug offense 65.91 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.77 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.95 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.48 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.27 (Moderate)
  • Living in Dorchester - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dorchester is 171.52 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 59.47 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 45.13 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 13.38 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.89 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.88 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.95 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 79.98 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dorchester

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dorchester

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.26 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.6 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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