Waterville, Nova Scotia

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Waterville, Kings County
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Michelin plant in Waterville, Nova Scotia
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Location of Waterville in Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 45°3′N64°40′W / 45.050°N 64.667°W / 45.050; -64.667
CountryFlag of Canada.svg  Canada
ProvinceFlag of Nova Scotia.svg  Nova Scotia
County Kings
Elevation 28 m (92 ft)

Waterville is a Canadian community in Kings County, Nova Scotia. It is administratively part of the village of Cornwallis Square.

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, with 70% of citizens residing within 100 kilometres (62 mi) of the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.

Kings County, Nova Scotia County in Nova Scotia, Canada

Kings County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. With a population of 60,600 in the 2016 Census,, Kings County is the third most populous county in the province. It is located in central Nova Scotia on the shore of the Bay of Fundy, with its northeastern part forming the western shore of the Minas Basin.

Nova Scotia Province of Canada

Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime Provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada. Its provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada's ten provinces, with an area of 55,284 square kilometres (21,300 sq mi), including Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands. As of 2016, the population was 923,598. Nova Scotia is Canada's second-most-densely populated province, after Prince Edward Island, with 17.4 inhabitants per square kilometre (45/sq mi).

Located on the Cornwallis River, the community is located 15 kilometres west of Kentville and is home to a Michelin tire factory, as well as the provincial youth detention facility.

Cornwallis River river in Canada

The Cornwallis River is in Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada. It has a meander length of approximately 48 kilometres (30 mi) through eastern Kings County, from its source on the North Mountain at Grafton to its mouth near Wolfville on the Minas Basin. The lower portion of the river beginning at Kentville is tidal and there are extensive tidal marshes in the lower reaches. In its upper watershed at Berwick, the river draws on the Caribou Bog while a longer branch continues to the official source, a stream on the North Mountain at Grafton.

Kentville Town in Nova Scotia, Canada

Kentville is a town in Kings County, Nova Scotia. It is one of the main towns in the Annapolis Valley, and it is the county seat of Kings County. As of 2016, the town's population was 6,271. Its census agglomeration is 26,222.

Michelin French tire company

Michelin is a French tire manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France. It is the second largest tire manufacturer in the world after Bridgestone and larger than both Goodyear and Continental. In addition to the Michelin brand, it also owns the BFGoodrich, Kleber, Tigar, Riken, Kormoran and Uniroyal tire brands. Michelin is also notable for its Red and Green travel guides, its roadmaps, the Michelin stars that the Red Guide awards to restaurants for their cooking, and for its company mascot Bibendum, colloquially known as the Michelin Man.

As of 2006, the population was 928.

Climate

Climate data for Waterville
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F) 18
(64)
17.5
(63.5)
24.5
(76.1)
27.5
(81.5)
33.5
(92.3)
34
(93)
34.5
(94.1)
36
(97)
33.5
(92.3)
27
(81)
23
(73)
18.5
(65.3)
36
(97)
Average high °C (°F) −1.2
(29.8)
−0.2
(31.6)
3.7
(38.7)
9.9
(49.8)
17.0
(62.6)
22.2
(72)
25.6
(78.1)
25.1
(77.2)
20.5
(68.9)
13.9
(57)
7.8
(46)
2
(36)
12.2
(54)
Average low °C (°F) −10.1
(13.8)
−9.5
(14.9)
−5.4
(22.3)
0.3
(32.5)
5.3
(41.5)
10.1
(50.2)
13.6
(56.5)
13.1
(55.6)
9.2
(48.6)
4.1
(39.4)
0.1
(32.2)
−5.9
(21.4)
2.1
(35.8)
Record low °C (°F) −31
(−24)
−35.5
(−31.9)
−26
(−15)
−14.5
(5.9)
−5.5
(22.1)
−0.5
(31.1)
3.5
(38.3)
1
(34)
−4
(25)
−8
(18)
−17
(1)
−26.5
(−15.7)
−35.5
(−31.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 111.7
(4.398)
86.6
(3.409)
103.8
(4.087)
92.7
(3.65)
98
(3.86)
76.6
(3.016)
77.6
(3.055)
75.2
(2.961)
102
(4.02)
109.3
(4.303)
119.1
(4.689)
114.2
(4.496)
1,166
(45.91)
Source: Environment Canada [1]

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References

Coordinates: 45°3′10.26″N64°40′28.15″W / 45.0528500°N 64.6744861°W / 45.0528500; -64.6744861

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