This is a list of communities in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia , as designated by the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities. For the purposes of this list, a community is defined as an unincorporated settlement inside or outside a municipality.
Nova Scotia has four regional municipalities.
|Total regional municipalities||507,723||498,411||1.0||10,313.04||49.2|
Nova Scotia has 27 towns.
|Name||2016 Census of Population |
|Province of Nova Scotia||923,598||921,727||+0.2%||52,942.27||17.45/km2|
Nova Scotia has 12 municipal districts.
|2021 Census of Population |
|Argyle||April 17, 1879||7,870||7,899||−0.4%||1,526.07||5.2|
|Barrington||April 17, 1879||6,523||6,646||−1.9%||631.98||10.3|
|Chester||April 17, 1879||10,693||10,310||+3.7%||1,120.61||9.5|
|Clare||April 17, 1879||7,678||8,018||−4.2%||851.14||9.0|
|Digby||April 17, 1879||7,242||7,107||+1.9%||1,654.59||4.4|
|East Hants||April 17, 1879||22,892||22,453||+2.0%||1,786.53||12.8|
|Guysborough||April 17, 1879||4,585||4,670||−1.8%||2,115.25||2.2|
|Lunenburg||April 17, 1879||25,545||24,863||+2.7%||1,757.79||14.5|
|Shelburne||April 17, 1879 ||4,336||4,288||+1.1%||1,816.71||2.4|
|St. Mary's||April 17, 1879||2,161||2,233||−3.2%||1,904.08||1.1|
|Yarmouth||April 17, 1879 ||10,067||9,845||+2.3%||584.69||17.2|
|Sub-total district municipalities|
Nova Scotia has 21 villages.
|Name ||Historical county ||Rural municipality ||Population|
|Aylesford||Kings||Municipality of the County of Kings||2,408||2,445||−1.5|
|Baddeck||Victoria||Municipality of the County of Victoria||1,988||2,154||−8.4|
|Bible Hill||Colchester||Municipality of the County of Colchester||8,913||8,480||5.1|
|Canning||Kings||Municipality of the County of Kings||2,589||2,760||−6.6|
|Chester||Lunenburg||Municipality of the District of Chester||2,348||2,294||2.4|
|Cornwallis Square||Kings||Municipality of the County of Kings||1,877||1,941||−3.4|
|Dover||Guysborough||Municipality of the District of Guysborough||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Freeport||Digby||Municipality of the District of Digby||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Greenwood||Kings||Municipality of the County of Kings||5,369||5,289||1.5|
|Hebbville||Lunenburg||Municipality of the District of Lunenburg||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Kingston||Kings||Municipality of the County of Kings||5,174||5,176||−0.0|
|Lawrencetown||Annapolis||Municipality of the County of Annapolis||1,739||1,793||−3.1|
|New Minas||Kings||Municipality of the County of Kings||5,135||5,055||1.2|
|Port Williams||Kings||Municipality of the County of Kings||1,703||1,766||−3.7|
|Pugwash||Cumberland||Municipality of the County of Cumberland||1,420||1,513||−6.5|
|River Hebert||Cumberland||Municipality of the County of Cumberland||1,296||1,330||−2.6|
|St. Peter's||Richmond||Municipality of the County of Richmond||1,492||1,453||2.7|
|Tatamagouche||Colchester||Municipality of the County of Colchester||2,037||2,070||−1.6|
|Tiverton||Digby||Municipality of the District of Digby||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Westport||Digby||Municipality of the District of Digby||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Weymouth||Digby||Municipality of the District of Digby||1,773||1,839||−3.7|
This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (October 2009)
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