Neil's Harbour, Nova Scotia
The Neil's Harbour Lighthouse
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Neil's Harbour is a small fishing village in northern Cape Breton Island, in Victoria County, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is located between Ingonish and Dingwall, just south of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
Artifacts in the area indicate that Neil’s Harbour may have been originally settled by the French. Neil's Harbour is named after a man by the name of Neil McLennan. The first school in Neil’s Harbour was constructed in 1878.
Points of interest
- Neil's Harbour Beach
- Buchanan Memorial Hospital
- The Chowder House
- The Neil's Harbour Lighthouse
The population is approximately 300 permanent residents.
There are a few cottages/summer homes in Neil's Harbour, but mostly there are local residents who work in the lobster/crab and fishing industry.