Aspotogan, Nova Scotia

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Aspotogan is located in Nova Scotia
Aspotogan in Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 44°31′3.33″N 64°2′58.27″W / 44.5175917°N 64.0495194°W / 44.5175917; -64.0495194Coordinates: 44°31′3.33″N 64°2′58.27″W / 44.5175917°N 64.0495194°W / 44.5175917; -64.0495194
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Lunenburg
Municipal district Chester

Aspotogan is a small fishing community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Chester Municipal District on the Aspotogan Peninsula.

Aspotogan is at the head of Aspotogan Harbour, which gets its name from the Mi'kmaq Ashmutogun or Ukpudeskakun meaning "block the passageway" or "where the seals go in and out".[1]


Aspotogan is on the Lighthouse Route (Nova Scotia Route 329). There is a public wharf in Aspotogan Harbour.


  1. ^ C. Bruce Fergusson (1967). Place Names of Nova Scotia. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Public Archives of Nova Scotia. p. 22. ISBN 978-0-919302-90-7. 

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