Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia

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Region of Queens Municipality
Regional Municipality
Coat of arms of Region of Queens Municipality
Coat of arms
Motto: Rivers, Forest, Sea
Location of Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Location of Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 44°02′N 64°43′W / 44.033°N 64.717°W / 44.033; -64.717Coordinates: 44°02′N 64°43′W / 44.033°N 64.717°W / 44.033; -64.717
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
Incorporated April 1, 1996
Electoral Districts
Federal

South Shore—St. Margaret's
Provincial Queens-Shelburne
Government
 • Type Queens Regional Council
 • Mayor Christopher L. A. Clarke
Area[1]
 • Land 2,386.58 km2 (921.46 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1][2]
 • Total 10,917
 • Density 4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Change 2006-11 Decrease2.3%
 • Census Ranking 332 of 5,008
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 902
Dwellings 6,150
Median Income* $36,461 CDN
Website regionofqueens.com
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

The Region of Queens Municipality is a Canadian regional municipality located in southwestern Nova Scotia.

Geography[edit]

The municipality's boundary includes all of Queens County except for First Nations reserves.

History[edit]

It was formed in 1996 through an amalgamation of the following incorporated municipalities:

Other communities in Queens Regional Municipality include:

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic Groups (2006)[5]
Ethnic Origin Population Pct (%)
Canadian 5,245 47.6%
German 3,110 28.2%
English 3,005 27.3%
Scottish 2,225 20.2%
Irish 1,740 15.8%
French 1,205 10.9%
Dutch (Netherlands) 910 8.3%
North American Indian 840 7.6%

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the district, including external routes that start or finish at the district limits:[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
  2. ^ Statistics Canada Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011 census
  5. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Census Ethnocultural Portrait of Canada: Queens Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
  6. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 86-87, 90

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