Lawrencetown, Annapolis County
|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (January 2013)|
|• Village Chair||Jaki Fraser|
|• Village Committee||Commissioners of Lawrencetown|
|• Total||5.62 km2 (2.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||118.9/km2 (308/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-3)|
|Telephone Exchange||584 & 282|
Lawrencetown is a village within Annapolis County in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada. As of 2006, the population was 668. Every year at the Lawrencetown Exhibition Grounds, the Annapolis Valley Exhibition is held, which is typically a very large gathering. The town was first settled in 1760 and named after Nova Scotia governor Charles Lawrence.
In 2010, Lawrencetown was nominated as one of the top 12 towns for Kraft Hockeyville, representing eastern Canada in the wildcard category. On March 27, 2010, it was revealed on CBC Hockey Night In Canada that they were voted into the top five towns.
Most recently, in November 2011, they became the First community in Canada to be recognized by the Canadian Wildlife Federation as a Certified Backyard Habitat.
- Bernard, B., Bishop, G., Fowler, J., et al. "A history of Lawrencetown". (1977). Lawrencetown Consolidated.