There are several theories for how this community got its name. One theory claims Calabogie came from the Gaelic word "calladh bogaidh" meaning "marshy shore." Another claims it is derived from the Spanish term "cala boga" which is a body of water in which it is necessary to row. One tradition says the name comes from "callibogus," an alcoholic Newfoundland drink.
Former and merged community names include: · Nahama
The natural resource of black graphite was a leading source of this community's economy.
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