Creignish, Nova Scotia

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Creignish, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Creignish, Nova Scotia
Creignish in Nova Scotia

Coordinates: 45°43′47.24″N 61°27′32.01″W / 45.7297889°N 61.4588917°W / 45.7297889; -61.4588917 Creignish (Scottish Gaelic: Creignis) is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Inverness County on Cape Breton Island near the mouth of the Strait of Canso.

The community is the hometown of musician Ashley MacIsaac, former QMJHL hockey player Nick MacNeil, and the Creignish Dukes baseball team.

Creignish is also the setting of Linden MacIntyre's award-winning novel The Bishop's Man.