Digby, Nova Scotia (municipal district)

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Digby
Municipal district
Location of Digby Municipal District
Location of Digby Municipal District
Coordinates: 44°29′00″N 65°50′00″W / 44.483333°N 65.833333°W / 44.483333; -65.833333
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Digby
Incorporated April 17, 1879
Electoral Districts     
Federal

West Nova
Provincial Digby-Annapolis
Government
 • Type Digby Municipal Council
 • Warden Linda Gregory
Area[1]
 • Land 1,655.88 km2 (639.34 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 7,463
 • Density 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Change 2006-11 Decrease6.5%
 • Census Ranking 509 of 5,008
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Dwellings 4,376
Median Income* $38,062 CDN
Website municipalities.com/digby
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Digby is a municipal district in Digby County, Nova Scotia.

The district forms the eastern part of Digby County and uses the legal name The Municipality of the District of Digby. It is one of three municipal units in the county, the other two being the town of Digby and the Clare municipal district.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic Groups (2006)[4]
Ethnic Origin Population Pct (%)
Canadian 4,330 54.3%
English 2,905 36.4%
French 1,820 22.8%
Scottish 1,505 18.9%
Irish 1,260 15.8%
German 830 10.4%
North American Indian 485 6.1%
Dutch (Netherlands) 400 5.0%
Métis 275 3.4%
Acadian 170 2.1%

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Access routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the district, including external routes that start or finish at the district limits:[5]

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Coordinates: 44°29′N 65°50′W / 44.483°N 65.833°W / 44.483; -65.833