James River, Nova Scotia

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James River, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
James River, Nova Scotia
James River in Nova Scotia

James River (Gaelic: Abhainn Sheumais) is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Antigonish County.


James River may have been named for the ReverendCoordinates: 45°34′12.8″N 62°7′54.35″W / 45.570222°N 62.1317639°W / 45.570222; -62.1317639 (James River, Nova Scotia) James Munro, a Presbyterian minister who settled in the Antigonish area in 1797, remaining there from 1808 to 1818.[1]


  1. ^ Fergusson, Charles Bruce (1967). Place-Names and Places of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS, Canada: Public Archives of Nova Scotia. pp. 313–314 – via Nova Scotia Archives. 

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