Chester Basin, Nova Scotia

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Chester Basin, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Chester Basin, Nova Scotia
Chester Basin in Nova Scotia

Chester Basin is a Canadian rural community in the Chester Municipal District. It had a population of just over 2,000 residents in 2001.[1]

Chester Basin in winter.

Named after its founder, Clarence Chester, its name was brought about by the famous saying coined by Chester; "The world is your basin", and consequently the settlement was originally named Chester's Basin after the influence Chester amongst the local people.

It is located on the shores of Mahone Bay in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. Road access is provided by Trunk 3 and Trunk 12.


Coordinates: 44°33′59.18″N 64°18′17.17″W / 44.5664389°N 64.3047694°W / 44.5664389; -64.3047694