Dutch Settlement, Nova Scotia

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Dutch Settlement, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Dutch Settlement, Nova Scotia
Dutch Settlement in Nova Scotia

Dutch Settlement is a Canadian rural community`in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia.

Situated in the Shubenacadie Valley, Dutch Settlement is part of the Halifax Regional Municipality and is serviced by Route 277.

It was originally called Keyes after William Keys (Keyes) in 1786. The present name is a tribute to the number of German immigrants who moved to the area. The word "Dutch" is an anglicized version of "Deutsch".

The community is immediately adjacent to the communities of Carroll's Corner and Lantz.



Coordinates: 44°59′27″N 63°26′30″W / 44.99083°N 63.44167°W / 44.99083; -63.44167