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Encyclopedia > Annapolis County, Nova Scotia

Annapolis County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It is located in western Nova Scotia on the Bay of Fundy. The county seat is Annapolis Royal. As of 2001, the population is 21,773. Image File history File links Map_of_Nova_Scotia_highlighting_Annapolis_County. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... | TotalArea = 55,283 | LandArea = 53,338 | WaterArea = 1,946 | PercentWater = 3. ... The Bay of Fundy is a bay located on the Atlantic coast of North America, on the northeast end of the Gulf of Maine between the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. ... Annapolis Royal [[1]] , population 548 (Nova Scotia Statistical Review 2004 [[2]] ) was founded 1610, down the Annapolis River from the site of Port Royal, which was the first permanent European settlement in North America north of Florida. ...

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Background

Established August 17, 1759 by Order in Council, Annapolis County took its name from the town of Annapolis Royal which had been named in honour of Queen Anne of Great Britain. Annapolis Royal [[1]] , population 548 (Nova Scotia Statistical Review 2004 [[2]] ) was founded 1610, down the Annapolis River from the site of Port Royal, which was the first permanent European settlement in North America north of Florida. ... Anne ( 6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714 ) became Queen of England, Queen of Scotland and Queen of Ireland on 8 March 1702. ...


By 1833 a number of reasons had been advanced for making two counties out of Annapolis County. Two petitions were presented to the House of Assembly in that year requesting that the county be divided. However, it was not until 1837 that Annapolis County was divided into two distinct and separate counties - Annapolis and Digby. Digby County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ...


Demographics

As of the census of 2001, there are 21,773 people and 10,404 households in the county. The population density is 6.8/kmĀ². The ethnic makeup of the county is 98.84% White, 0.86% Black, 1.84% Aboriginal, 0.12% Arab, 0.16% East Asian, 0.00% South Asian, and 0.00% Latin American.


There are 10,404 households out of which 26.06% have children living with them, 36.50% are married couples living together, 25.46% are one-person households, and 11.98% are other household types. The median income for a household in the county is $32,516.


Communities

  • Reserves
    • Bear River (part) 6
    • Bear River 6B
  • County Municipality Subdivisions
    • Annapolis, Subd. A
    • Annapolis, Subd. B
    • Annapolis, Subd. C
    • Annapolis, Subd. D
  • Unincorporated
    • Albany Cross
    • Alpena
    • Belleisle
    • Bloomington
    • Centrelea
    • Clarence
    • Clementsport
    • Clementsvale
    • Cornwallis
    • Deep Brook
    • Delaps Cove
    • East Margaretsville
    • Falkland Ridge
    • Granville Centre
    • Granville Ferry
    • Greenland
    • Greywood
    • Hampton
    • Hillsburn
    • Inglisville
    • inglewood
    • Karsdale
    • Lake La Rose
    • Lawrencetown
    • Lequille
    • Litchfield
    • Maitland Bridge
    • Margaretsville
    • Milford
    • Mochelle
    • Mount Hanley
    • New Albany
    • Nictaux Falls
    • Nictaux South
    • Northfield
    • Outram
    • Paradise
    • Parkers Cove
    • Perotte
    • Phinney Cove
    • Port George
    • Port Lorne
    • Port Royal
    • Port Wade
    • Round Hill
    • South Milford
    • Springfield
    • Ste. Croix Cove
    • Torbrook
    • Tupperville, Nova Scotia
    • Upper Clements
    • Upper Granville
    • Victoria Beach
    • Victoria Vale
    • West Dalhousie
    • Wilmot
    • Young's Cove

Annapolis Royal [[1]] , population 548 (Nova Scotia Statistical Review 2004 [[2]] ) was founded 1610, down the Annapolis River from the site of Port Royal, which was the first permanent European settlement in North America north of Florida. ... Bridgetown was founded in 1897 and was a big ship building area along the Annpolis River. ... There are three Middletons in Nova Scotia. ... Home to Troops Barn. ... Milford is village in East Hants County of Nova Scotia, a small of the village is located in HRM. The official name is Milford Station for post office purpsoses. ... Port Royal is a small rural community in the western part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ...

Highways

Highways that run through Annapolis are as follows:

  • Arterial Highways: #101
  • Trunk Highways: #1, #8, #10
  • Collector Highways: #201, #221, #362

Protected Areas

Kejimkujik National Park consists of two parts: the main section of the park, located in the uplands of south-central Nova Scotia, and the seaside adjunct, located nearby on the Atlantic coast. ...

Attractions

  • Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens (Annapolis)
  • Fort Anne National Historic Site
  • Port Royal National Historic Site

Upper Clements Park


Demographics

(Statistics Canada, 2001)

  • Population: 21,773
  • Population change (1996-2001): -2.5
  • Dwellings: 10,404
  • Area (sq. km): 3,185.09
  • Density (per sq. km.): 6.8
  • National rank in terms of population: 215
  • Provincial rank in terms of population: 10

Surrounding Counties


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Annapolis Royal: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (1141 words)
Annapolis Royal was the capital of Nova Scotia from 1713 to 1749.
Annapolis Royal served as the first capital of the Colony of Nova Scotia from 1710 until the founding of Halifax in 1749.
The town, along with most of Annapolis and Digby counties, experienced a severe economic decline during the mid-1990s after a nearby military training base, CFB Cornwallis, was closed as a result of defence budget cuts.
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