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Encyclopedia > Truro, Nova Scotia
Truro, Nova Scotia
Motto: Begun In Faith, Continued In Determination
Location of Truro, Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 45°21′53″N 63°16′48″W / 45.36472, -63.28
Country Flag of Canada Canada
Province Flag of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia
Municipality Colchester County
Founded 1759
Government
 - Mayor Mayor W.R. (Bills) Mills
 - Governing Body Truro Town Council
Area
 - Total 37.62 km² (14.5 sq mi)
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2006)[1]
 - Total 11,765
 - Density 304.5/km² (788.7/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
Postal code span B2N
Area code(s) 902
Telephone Exchanges 890, 893, 895, 896, 897, 899, 956, 957, 986, 843, 641, 662, 673,305
Median Earnings* $30,327
NTS Map 011E06
GNBC Code CBMKT
*Median household income, 2000 ($) (all households)
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Places in Nova Scotia
Website: http://www.town.truro.ns.ca

Truro (2006 population 11,765 [1]; urban area population 22,777 [2], conglomeration area population 45,777[3]) is a town in central Nova Scotia, Canada. Truro is the shire town of Colchester County and is located on the south side of the Salmon River floodplain, close to the river's discharge point into the eastern end of Cobequid Bay. For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nova_Scotia. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 11 Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867... Colchester County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... The Atlantic Standard Time Zone (AST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting four hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Nova Scotia - 76 FSAs Categories: Canada Post ... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... Area code 902 is the telephone area code in the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, encompassing the whole of both provinces. ... A telephone operator manually connecting calls with patch cables at a telephone switchboard. ... The National Topographic System or NTS is the topographic system used by Canada for providing general purpose maps of the country. ... Geographical Names Board of Canada a national committee of the Canadian Government Department of National Resources which authorizes the names used on official federal government maps of Canada since 1897. ... Communities of the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada As designated by the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, United States, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 11 Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867... A shire town is another term for county seat or county town, meaning the place a countys government is based. ... Colchester County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... The Salmon River is a Canadian river in central Nova Scotias Colchester County. ... Cobequid Bay is an inlet of the Bay of Fundy and the easternmost part of the Minas Basin, located in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ...

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History

The town was first settled in 1761 by Presbyterians of predominantly Ulster Scottish origin who came from Ireland via New England. It is named after the city of Truro in Cornwall, England. Originally a small farming community, the construction of the Nova Scotia Railway between Halifax, and Pictou in 1858 caused the municipality to experience a fast rate of growth. It was officially incorporated in 1875. Tradition has it that Mt. Thom by way of Truro & Pictou was named after the settler Thomas Troop. He and Ephraim Howard walked through the woods to help the Philiadelphia settlers to get established in 1767. 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Presbyterianism is part of the Reformed churches family of denominations of Christian Protestantism based on the teachings of John Calvin which traces its institutional roots to the Scottish Reformation, especially as led by John Knox. ... Ulster-Scots are an Irish ethnic group descended from mainly Lowland Scots who settled in the Province of Ulster in Ireland, first beginning in large numbers during the 17th century. ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... Truro (pronounced ; Cornish: Truru) is a city in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Cornwall (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... The Nova Scotia Railway was incorporated March 31, 1853 to build railway lines from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Pictou, Nova Scotia by way of Truro, Nova Scotia, from Halifax to Victoria Beach (near Digby, Nova Scotia by way of Windsor, Nova Scotia, and from Truro, Nova Scotia to the border... Halifax skyline at night Halifax neighbourhoods and boundaries of former city in relation to Halifax Regional Municipality Halifax, founded in 1749, is a community and former city in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... Pictou redirects here. ... Year 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


"Hub of Nova Scotia"

Truro, was once known as the "Hub of Nova Scotia" as it is located at the junction between the Canadian National Railway, running between Halifax and Montreal, and the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway, running between Truro and Sydney. Until the 1980s, Truro also hosted a junction between the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway's former Dominion Atlantic Railway line running through Windsor and down the Annapolis Valley to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The Canadian National Railway (CN; AAR reporting marks CN, CNA, CNIS) is a Canadian Class I railway operated by the Canadian National Railway Company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. ... Motto: {{Unhide = {{{}}}}} E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Logo: Location City Information Established: April 1, 1996 Area: urban area 79. ... This article needs cleanup. ... The Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway (CBNS) is a 392 km (245 mile) railway operating in Nova Scotia between Sydney and Truro with spurs at Sydney, Port Hawkesbury/Point Tupper, Trenton and Stellarton. ... Downtown Sydney, Nova Scotia. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... An eastbound CPR freight at Stoney Creek Bridge in Rogers Pass. ... The Dominion Atlantic Railway (DAR) was a historic Canadian railway which ran in the northwestern part of Nova Scotia, primarily through an agricultural district known as the Annapolis Valley. ... St. ... Annapolis Valley is a valley in western Nova Scotia, formed by a trough between two parallel mountain ranges along the shore of the Bay of Fundy. ... The current version of this article or section is written in an informal style and with a personally invested tone. ...


An important highway interchange is located just north of Truro in the rural community of Onslow where Highway 102 (Veterans Memorial Highway) ends at Highway 104, a part of the Trans-Canada Highway. Trunk 2 and 4 intersect in the town as with the Glooscap Trail and Route 236. Onslow is a town in Colchester County, Nova Scotia. ... Highway 102 is a north-south highway in Nova Scotia that runs from Halifax to Onslow. ... Highway 104 in Nova Scotia runs from the New Brunswick border near Amherst to St. ... For the Boards of Canada record, see Trans Canada Highway (EP). ... Part of the Glooscap trial Part of the Fundy Ecotour Trunk 2 is part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotias system of Trunk Highways. ... Sunrise Trail Trunk 4 is part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotias system of Trunk Highways. ... The Glooscap Trail is a scenic drive in the province of Nova Scotia that runs for 365 Kilometers from Wolfville in Kings County, Nova Scotia to Amherst near the border with New Brunswick. ... Part of the Glooscap Trail Part of the Fundy Ecotour Nova Scotia Route 236 is a Nova Scotia collector road that runs from Brooklyn Hants County to Truro in Colchester County Kennetcook Clarksville Stanley Scotch Village Little Narrows Green Oaks Beaverbrook Clifton Old Barns      Provincial and Territorial Numbered highways in...


Notables

Famous natives and residents of Truro include:

Leo McKay, Jr. ... Cobequid Educational Centre, most often spoken of in its abbreviated form, CEC, is a high school located in Truro, Nova Scotia. ... Jeff Douglas as Professor Z. Jeffrey Douglas (born June 8, 1971 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada) is a Canadian actor, likely most famous for his role as Joe Canada in Molsons ad I Am Canadian. ... A screen capture of Joe from an I am Canadian commercial, with the maple leaf of the Canadian flag projected on the background I am Canadian was a popular series of Canadian television commercials aired in the 1990s and early 2000s advertising the Canadian brand of Molson beer in Canada... Robert Lorne Stanfield, PC, QC (April 11, 1914–December 16, 2003) was Premier of Nova Scotia and leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. ... Portia May White (June 24, 1911-February 13, 1968), was a singer who achieved international fame because of her voice and stage presence. ... Cory Bowles was born in Montreal and raised in Truro, Nova Scotia. ... Adams George Archibald The Honourable Sir Adams George Archibald, KCB , PC (May 3, 1814 – December 14, 1892) was a Canadian lawyer and politician, and a father of Confederation. ... John MacLachlan Gray (born September 26, 1946) is a Canadian writer-composer-performer for stage, TV, film, radio and print. ... Lenore Zann (born November 22, 1959 in Sydney, Australia) is a screen, television, stage and voice actress who has appeared in a number of anime and films. ... Major-General Lewis MacKenzie, C.M., CMM, MSC (and bar), O.Ont , CD, (born April 30, 1940) is a retired Canadian general and writer. ... This article is about the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Barry Stagg (born April 9, 1944) is a songwriter, playwright and musician from Montreal, Quebec. ... NHL redirects here. ... Original bassist for Jefferson Airplane, most recently singer songwriter with San Francisco Blue. ...

Other facts

  • The neighbouring village of Bible Hill is home to the Truro Mosque, the first mosque or masjid in Atlantic Canada. Next to the Truro Mosque is the Islamic Cemetery.
  • The Salmon River running along Truro's northern boundary is renowned for the natural occurrence of a tidal bore, one of the largest in North America, and a direct result of the power of the tides of the Bay of Fundy.
  • Truro features unique wooden sculptures created from the stumps of elm trees which were lost due to Dutch Elm disease. The tree sculptures are located throughout the downtown core. These tree sculptures have led to Truro now being known as "the tree sculpture capital of Nova Scotia"
View of Truro's Victoria Park, 160 hectares (400 acres) of protected woodland in the heart of the town. Lepper Brook, with its two waterfalls, flows through the park and may be enjoyed from several walking trails.
View of Truro's Victoria Park, 160 hectares (400 acres) of protected woodland in the heart of the town. Lepper Brook, with its two waterfalls, flows through the park and may be enjoyed from several walking trails.
  • Victoria Park is a 160 hectare (400 acre) protected forest on the southern boundary of the town and contains Lepper Brook, which has two waterfalls that may be enjoyed from several walking trails.
  • Truro is home to one of Canada's last remaining successful textile mills, Stanfield's Limited. Stanfield's is known throughout Canada for its t-shirts, socks and undergarments. Other products manufactured in Truro include carpeting, Crossley Carpet Mills, woven/coated/film plastic products [Intertape Polymer Group], and molded plastics.
  • Truro is also known to many locals as 'Hubtown', and has a small Hardcore/Punk music scene called Hubtown Hardcore, a term coined by punk band Inferior Cross.
  • The town and surrounding area have a variety of cultural events throughout the year, most famously a tulip festival, held each spring, and the bike race held by Hub Cycle.
  • In 2007, Truro's mayor and council caused controversy, accusations of intolerance and cancelled tourism visits by first refusing to endorse the town's Gay Pride Parade and later refusing to raise the Gay Pride flag at town hall.[2]
  • Four sections of the Berlin Wall are displayed in an empty lot (once occupied by a Zellers store) on Prince Street in the central business district.
  • The neighboring unincorporated community of Salmon River on the town's eastern boundary was named Hockeyville in a national competition held in the Spring of 2006.
  • Truro shares another name with its counterpart - Victoria Park is named after Victoria Gardens in Truro, England.

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See also

The Central Nova Tourist Association (CNTA) is one of seven provincially recognized tourist associations that work directly with Nova Scotia Department of Tourism Culture and Heritage. ...

References

  1. ^ a b [1]
  2. ^ http://www.cbc.ca/canada/nova-scotia/story/2007/08/03/truro-gay.html

External links

  • Town of Truro (official website)

Coordinates: 45°21′53″N, 63°16′48″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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Truro, Nova Scotia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (535 words)
Truro is the shire town of Colchester County and is located on the south side of the Salmon River floodplain, close to the river's discharge point into the eastern end of Cobequid Bay.
Today Truro is known as the "Hub of Nova Scotia" as it is located at the junction between the Canadian National Railway, running between Halifax and Montreal, and the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway, running between Truro and Sydney.
The Salmon River running along Truro's northern boundary is renowned for the natural occurrence of a tidal bore, one of the largest in North America, and a direct result of the power of the tides of the Bay of Fundy.
Truro, Nova Scotia - definition of Truro, Nova Scotia in Encyclopedia (236 words)
Truro (2001 population 11,457; urban area population 44,276) is a town in central Nova Scotia, Canada, on the Salmon River near the tip of Cobequid Bay.It is located on a flood valley.
Originally a small farming community, the construction of a railway through Truro in 1858 caused it to grow tremendously, and it was officially incorporated in 1875.
Several railways from across the province later converged in Truro, earning it the nickname Hub of Nova Scotia.Even with the railways supplanted by roads, Truro is still at an important highway junction, where Nova Scotia Highway 102, the busiest freeway in Atlantic Canada, meets the Trans-Canada Highway.
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