Lake Echo, Nova Scotia

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Lake Echo
Lake Echo is located in Nova Scotia
Lake Echo
Lake Echo
Location within Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 44°44′24.37″N 63°23′9.25″W / 44.7401028°N 63.3859028°W / 44.7401028; -63.3859028Coordinates: 44°44′24.37″N 63°23′9.25″W / 44.7401028°N 63.3859028°W / 44.7401028; -63.3859028
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
Municipality Halifax Regional Municipality
District 3
 • Type Regional Council
 • Governing Council Halifax Regional Council
 • Community Council Marine Drive Valley & Canal
 • Total 8.84 km2 (3.41 sq mi)
Highest elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Lowest elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,562
 • Density 403.1/km2 (1,044/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Canadian Postal code B3Z
Area code(s) 902
Telephone Exchange 829
Part of a series about Places in Nova Scotia

Lake Echo (2011 population: 3,562) is an unincorporated suburban community that is part of the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada; approximately 15 kilometres east of Dartmouth.

The area is mostly residential, with several subdivisions built in the 1980s and 1990s.

2008 fire[edit]

On June 13, 2008 a forest fire broke out near Porters Lake, destroying two houses, damaging several others and burning six thousand acres of forest in total. The fire was believed to be caused by a camp fire and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police laid no charges however it was determined that residue from Hurricane Juan fuelled the fire. The fire was the largest in an urban area fought in Nova Scotia and the largest fire in 30 years.[citation needed]


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