List of counties of Nova Scotia

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This is a list of the counties of Nova Scotia, shown with their county seats, land areas and populations at the 2011 Census.

Counties of Nova Scotia (courtesy Government of Nova Scotia).
Counties of Nova Scotia (1862), with township subdivisions
County County
Seat
Area
(km2)
Population
(2011)
Annapolis Annapolis Royal 3,184.97 20,756
Antigonish Antigonish 1,457.82 19,589
Cape Bretona Sydney 2,470.62 101,619
Colchester Truro 3,627.69 50,968
Cumberland Amherst 4,271.14 31,353
Digby Digby 2,515.23 18,036
Guysborough Guysborough 4,044.22 8,143
Halifaxb Halifax 5,495.54 390,328
Hants Windsor 3,049.08 42,304
Inverness Port Hood 3,830.40 17,947
Kings Kentville 2,122.18 60,589
Lunenburg Lunenburg 2,907.93 47,313
Pictou Pictou 2,845.26 45,643
Queensc Liverpool 2,392.36 10,960
Richmond Arichat 1,244.24 9,293
Shelburne Shelburne 2,464.65 14,496
Victoria Baddeck 2,870.85 7,115
Yarmouth Yarmouth 2,123.25 25,275

a county boundaries contiguous with municipal unit Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
b county boundaries contiguous with municipal unit Halifax Regional Municipality.
c county boundaries contiguous with municipal unit Region of Queens Municipality.

See also[edit]

NS
Canadian Provinces and Territories
Census Divisions by province and territory