Lawrencetown, Annapolis County
|• Village Chair||Jaki Fraser|
|• Village Committee||Commissioners of Lawrencetown|
|• Total||5.62 km2 (2.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||118.9/km2 (308/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (AST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (ADT)|
|Telephone Exchange||584 & 282|
Lawrencetown is a village within Annapolis County in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada. The town was first settled in 1760 and named after Nova Scotia governor Charles Lawrence. As of 2016[update] the population was 516, a decrease of 17.4% over the previous five years.
The Annapolis Valley Exhibition has been held annually since 1927 at the Lawrencetown Exhibition Grounds and is a week long agricultural event. In 2010, Lawrencetown was nominated as one of the top 12 towns for Kraft Hockeyville, representing eastern Canada in the wildcard category. On March 27, 2010, it was revealed on CBC Hockey Night In Canada that they were voted into the top five towns.
- "Lawrencetown". Geographical Names Board of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
- Bernard, B., Bishop, G., Fowler, J., et al. "Early Settlers". (1977). Lawrencetown Consolidated.
- "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Lawrencetown, Class IV area [Designated place], Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia [Province]". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
- "Our Schools". Annapolis Valley Regional School Board. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
- "Annapolis Valley Exhibition". ourannapolisvalley.com. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
- "Lawrencetown awaits Hockeyville finals". CBC News. 3 April 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2018.