Port Williams, Nova Scotia

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Port Williams
Village
Official seal of Port Williams
Seal
Motto: A Progressive Community
Port Williams is located in Nova Scotia
Port Williams
Port Williams
Location of Port Williams in Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 45°05′52″N 64°24′34″W / 45.09778°N 64.40944°W / 45.09778; -64.40944Coordinates: 45°05′52″N 64°24′34″W / 45.09778°N 64.40944°W / 45.09778; -64.40944
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Kings County
Founded 1760
Incorporated 1951
Government
 • Chair Lewis Benedict
 • Governing Body Port Williams Village Commission
Highest elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,050
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code B0P 1T0
Area code(s) 902
Telephone Exchange 542
Website portwilliams.com
  • Median household income, 2005 ($) (all households)

Port Williams is a Canadian village in Kings County, Nova Scotia.

It is located on the north bank of the Cornwallis River, opposite Greenwich and Wolfville.

As of 2006, the population was 1,050. The bridge into Port Williams is one of the best places to see the incoming and outgoing tides of the Bay of Fundy.

The Prescott House Museum is in nearby Starr's Point.

The village has a community centre which also operates as a C@P site.

The village is named in honour of Sir William Fenwick Williams, the first post Canadian Confederation Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.

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