Amherst, Nova Scotia

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Amherst
Town

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Amherst, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Amherst
Location of Amherst, Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 45°49′N 64°13′W / 45.817°N 64.217°W / 45.817; -64.217Coordinates: 45°49′N 64°13′W / 45.817°N 64.217°W / 45.817; -64.217
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Cumberland
Founded 1764
Incorporated December 18, 1889
Government
 • Mayor Rob Small
 • Deputy Mayor Robert Angel
 • Councillors
 • MLA Brian Skabar (NDP)
 • MP Scott Armstrong (C)
Area[1]
 • Land 12.02 km2 (4.64 sq mi)
Elevation 22.11 m (72.54 ft)
Population (2006)[1][2]
 • Town 9,505
 • Density 790.7/km2 (2,048/sq mi)
 • Urban 9,547
 • Change 2001-06 Increase0.4%
 • Census Ranking 401 of 5,008
Demonym Amherstonians
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code(s) B4H
Area code(s)
Access Routes
Hwy 104 (TCH)

Trunk 2
Trunk 6
Route 204
Dwellings 4,410
Median Income* $36,539 CDN
NTS Map 021H16
GNBC Code CAAOO
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Amherst (2006 population 9,505; UA population 9,547[1]) is a Canadian town in northwestern Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Amherst, Nova Scotia
  2. Statistics Canada Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data