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Encyclopedia > Kings County, Nova Scotia
King's County, Nova Scotia
King's County
King's County
Area: 2122.21
Population: 58,866
Population Density: 27.7
Warden: Fred Whalen
Governing Body: KIng's County Council
Incorporated Towns & Cities:
  • Berwick
  • Kentville
  • Wolfville

Kings County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Image File history File links Created by WayeMason, no rights reserved. ... Image File history File links Created by WayeMason, no rights reserved. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,283 km² (12th)  - Land 53,338 km²  - Water 1,946 km² (3. ...


Formed on August 17th, 1759 the county's northern and eastern boundaries are determined by the Bay of Fundy and Minas Basin, and its western and southern boundaries are the counties of Annapolis, and Lunenburg respectively with Hants County forming the eastern boundary. 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. ... The Minas Basin is an inlet of the Bay of Fundy located in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... Annapolis County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... Lunenburg County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... Hants County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ...


Towns in Kings County include Berwick, Kentville and Wolfville. Kentville (2001 population 5,610) is the largest town in Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... Wolfville, formerly known as Mud Creek, is a small town in the rural Annapolis Valley, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada, located about 100 km (62 mi) northwest of the provincial capital, Halifax. ...


Indian Reserves in Kings County include Cambridge, and Horton.


External Link

  • Municipality of the County of Kings

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Kings County, Nova Scotia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (616 words)
Kings County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
Kings County is located in central Nova Scotia on the shore of the Bay of Fundy with its northeastern part also forming the western shore of the Minas Basin.
The part of the county residing in the Annapolis Valley comprises the agricultural heartland of the province and boasts over 600 farms; the area is famous for its fruit crops, primarily apples.
Wolfville, Nova Scotia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (375 words)
Wolfville is a small town in the rural Annapolis Valley, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada, located about 100 km (62 mi) northwest of the provincial capital, Halifax.
Wolfville is home to Acadia University, the Atlantic Theatre Festival, Landmark East School and the Acadia Cinema Co-operative, a non-profit organization that runs the local movie house.
Once known as Mud Creek and Horton, Wolfville was served by the Dominion Atlantic Railway and was a seaport devoted principally to the export of apples from the orchards of the fertile Annapolis Valley.
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