Avonport, Nova Scotia
Lower Avonport (LA) "Home of the world famous Avonport Beach". is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Kings County between the mouths of the Avon River and the Gaspereau River. "One of Nova Scotia's best striped bass fishing destinations". Early settlers included the Fillis and Reid families. It was part of the Horton Township settlement and was known as Horton Point until its name was changed to Lower Avonport in 1864.
There are popular tourist destinations such as Haliburton's Hill, Wog's Road and Wiener's Road.
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