Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia

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Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia
Port Dufferin in Nova Scotia
Located along the Marine Drive.

Port Dufferin, located at 44°54'57"N, 62°23'13"W, is a community on the Eastern Shore of the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada approximately 104 kilometres (65 mi) east of Halifax on Trunk 7 on Marine Drive. Port Dufferin, formerly known as Salmon River, was renamed in 1899 by an Act of Parliament for the Earl of Dufferin, Governor General of Canada from 1872 to 1878.[1][2]


  • Total Population: 484
  • Total Dwellings: 254
  • Total Land Area: 128.6 km2 (49.7 mi2)




  1. ^ Brown, Thomas J. (1922), p115. Place-Names of the Province of Nova Scotia
  2. ^ https://archive.org/stream/placenamesofprov00browuoft#page/46/mode/2up

Coordinates: 44°55′N 62°23′W / 44.917°N 62.383°W / 44.917; -62.383