Municipality of the District of Digby
|Municipality of the District of Digby|
Location of the Municipality of the District of Digby
|Incorporated||April 17, 1879|
|• Type||Digby Municipal Council|
|• Warden||Jimmy MacAlpine|
|• Land||1,657.33 km2 (639.90 sq mi)|
|• Density||4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)|
|• Change 2011-16||4.8%|
|• Census Ranking||509 of 5,008|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-3)|
|Median Income*||$38,062 CDN|
Digby, officially named the Municipality of the District of Digby, is a district municipality in Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Statistics Canada classifies the district municipality as a municipal district.
The district municipality forms the eastern part of Digby County. It is one of three municipal units in the county, the other two being the Town of Digby and the Municipality of the District of Clare.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipality of the District of Digby recorded a population of 7,107 living in 3,264 of its 4,048 total private dwellings, a change of −4.8% from its 2011 population of 7,463. With a land area of 1,657.33 km2 (639.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 4.3/km2 (11.1/sq mi) in 2016.
|Ethnic Origin||Population||Pct (%)|
|North American Indian||485||6.1%|
- Bear River
- Brier Island
- Digby Neck
- Gilberts Cove
- Little River, Digby, Nova Scotia
- Long Island
- Pointe-de-l'Église / Church Point
- Smith's Cove
- Sandy Cove
Highways and numbered routes that run through the district municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the municipal boundary:
- "New warden for Digby municipality - Jimmy MacAlpine succeeds Linda Gregory as council chair". Digby Courier. November 7, 2016. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
- 2011 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Digby Municipal District, Nova Scotia
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Nova Scotia)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
- 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Digby Municipal District, Nova Scotia
- 2006 Statistics Canada Census Ethnocultural Portrait of Canada: Digby Municipal District, Nova Scotia
- Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 76-77, 84-85