Kempt Shore, Nova Scotia

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Kempt Shore, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Kempt Shore, Nova Scotia
Kempt Shore in Nova Scotia

Kempt Shore is a small community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in The Municipality of the District of West Hants in Hants County.

Origins of Name[edit]

Kempt Shore is named after General Sir James Kempt, who served as Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia from 1820 - 28. There had been a few Acadian families living in this area prior to the Expulsion in 1755. British settlers arrived to take over the lands in the early 19th Century.


Coordinates: 45°6′58.67″N 64°11′33.67″W / 45.1162972°N 64.1926861°W / 45.1162972; -64.1926861 (Kempt Shore, Nova Scotia)