The Hawk, Nova Scotia

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The Hawk
The Hawk, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
The Hawk, Nova Scotia
Location of The Hawk, Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 43°25′04″N 65°37′16″W / 43.417778°N 65.621111°W / 43.417778; -65.621111[1]
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
CountyShelburne
Municipal districtBarrington
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Area code(s)902
Access RoutesHawk Point Road
via Route 330

The Hawk is a community on Cape Sable Island in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Barrington municipal district of Shelburne County.[2] It is the most southerly community in Nova Scotia, as well as the most southerly anywhere in Canada outside of Ontario. The Hawk is sometimes confused with Port Hawkesbury Nova Scotia, and Cape Sable island is as well as with Sable Island (noted for the wild horses of Sable Island). The Hawk is named after a schooner that was washed ashore there in the 1800s. Hawk Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Nova Scotia, and is a popular place for bird watchers, as all of Hawk Point is a centre for migratory birds.

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Coordinates: 43°25′04″N 65°37′16″W / 43.41778°N 65.62111°W / 43.41778; -65.62111 (The Hawk, Nova Scotia)