Municipality of the District of Shelburne

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Shelburne
District municipality
Municipality of the District of Shelburne
Coat of arms of Shelburne
Coat of arms
Motto: From Ocean To Forest
Location of the Municipality of the District of Shelburne
Location of the Municipality of the District of Shelburne
Coordinates: 43°51′00″N 65°16′58″W / 43.85°N 65.282778°W / 43.85; -65.282778
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Shelburne
Founded 1783
Incorporated April 17, 1879
Electoral Districts        
Federal

South Shore—St. Margaret's
Provincial Shelburne
Government
 • Type Council of the Municipality
of the District of Shelburne
 • Warden Penny Smith[1]
Area[2]
 • Land 1,821.07 km2 (703.12 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2][3]
 • Total 4,288
 • Density 2.4/km2 (6/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-16 Decrease2.7%
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Dwellings 2635
Median Income* $40,415 CDN
Seat Shelburne, Nova Scotia
Website Official website
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Shelburne, officially named the Municipality of the District of Shelburne, is a district municipality comprising the eastern section of Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Statistics Canada classifies the district municipality as a municipal district.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipality of the District of Shelburne recorded a population of 4,288 living in 1,971 of its 2,635 total private dwellings, a change of −2.7% from its 2011 population of 4,408. With a land area of 1,821.07 km2 (703.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.4/km2 (6.1/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

Ethnic Groups (2006)[6]
Ethnic Origin Population Pct (%)
Canadian 2,285 56.5%
English 1,135 28.1%
Scottish 825 20.4%
Irish 575 14.2%
German 760 18.8%
French 335 8.3%
Dutch (Netherlands) 215 5.3%
Welsh 145 3.6%
North American Indian 115 2.8%
Métis 115 2.8%

Communities[edit]

The following communities are included within the Municipality of the District of Shelburne:

Access routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the district municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the municipal boundary:[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New warden for Municipality of Shelburne". Shelburne County Coast Guard. November 4, 2016. Retrieved July 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Shelburne Municipal District, Nova Scotia
  3. ^ Statistics Canada Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Nova Scotia)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 12, 2017. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  6. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Census Topic-Based Tabulations: Shelburne Municipal District, Nova Scotia
  7. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Page 89

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°51′00″N 65°16′58″W / 43.85000°N 65.28278°W / 43.85000; -65.28278