Municipality of the District of St. Mary's

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St. Mary's
District municipality
Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
Official seal of St. Mary's
Seal
Motto: "Waters of the Atlantic Salmon"
Location of the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
Location of the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
Coordinates: 45°12′00″N 62°11′06″W / 45.20°N 62.185°W / 45.20; -62.185Coordinates: 45°12′00″N 62°11′06″W / 45.20°N 62.185°W / 45.20; -62.185
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Guysborough
Founded 1655
Incorporated April 17, 1879
Municipal Seat Guysborough
Government
 • Type St. Mary's Municipal Council
 • Warden David Clark
Area[1]
 • Land 1,909.47 km2 (737.25 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 2,233
 • Density 1.2/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-16 Decrease5.1%
 • Census ranking 1,253 of 4,870
Electoral districts
 • Federal Central Nova
 • Provincial Guysborough–Eastern Shore–Tracadie
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 902
Dwellings 1,700
Median Income* $35,789 CDN
Website Official website
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

St. Mary's, officially named the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's, is a district municipality in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Statistics Canada classifies the district municipality as a municipal district.

The district municipality occupies the western half of the county and its administrative seat is in the village of Sherbrooke.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's recorded a population of 2,233 living in 1,042 of its 1,667 total private dwellings, a change of −5.1% from its 2011 population of 2,354. With a land area of 1,909.47 km2 (737.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.2/km2 (3.0/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

Electoral districts[edit]

The district municipality is divided into eight electoral districts for municipal representation:

  1. Sherbrooke & Area
  2. Ecum Secum & Area
  3. Caledonia & Area
  4. Sonora - Port Hilford
  5. Goshen & Area
  6. Liscomb & Area
  7. Port Bickerton & Area

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