Annapolis Royal

Coordinates: 44°44′30″N 65°30′55″W / 44.74167°N 65.51528°W / 44.74167; -65.51528
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Annapolis Royal
Seaward view at Annapolis Royal
Seaward view at Annapolis Royal
Flag of Annapolis Royal
Annapolis Royal is located in Nova Scotia
Annapolis Royal
Annapolis Royal
Location of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 44°44′30″N 65°30′55″W / 44.74167°N 65.51528°W / 44.74167; -65.51528
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
MunicipalityAnnapolis County
Founded1605 (as Port Royal)
IncorporatedNovember 29, 1892
Electoral Districts     

West Nova
 • MayorBill MacDonald
 • Governing BodyAnnapolis Royal Town Council
 • MLAStephen McNeil (L)
 • MPColin Fraser (L)
 • Total2.04 km2 (0.79 sq mi)
Highest elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
 • Total491
 • Density240.8/km2 (624/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Postal code
Area code902
Telephone Exchange526, 532
Median Earnings*$40,949
NTS Map021A12
  • Median household income, 2000 ($) (all households)
Official nameAnnapolis Royal Historic District National Historic Site of Canada

Annapolis Royal, formerly known as Annapolis,[1][2] is a town located in the western part of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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References[change | change source]

  • Dunn, Brenda. A History of Port-Royal/Annapolis Royal 1605-1800. Halifax: Nimbus, 2004.
  • Faragher, John. A Great and Noble Scheme. Norton, 2005.
  • Grenier, John. The Far Reaches of Empire: War in Nova Scotia, 1710-1760. Oklahoma University Press.
  • Grenon, Jean-Yves. Pierre Dugua de Mons: Fondateur de l'Acadie (1604-5), Co-Fondateur de Québec (1608); Pierre Dugua de Mons: Founder of Acadie (1604-5), Co-Founder of Québec (1608) (English translation by Phil Roberts). Annapolis Royal: Peninsular Press, 2000.
  • Griffiths, E. From Migrant to Acadian. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005.
  • Lawrence, Ian. Historic Annapolis Royal: Images of Our Past. Halifax: Nimbus, 2002.
  • Plank, Geoffrey. An Unsettled Conquest. University of Pennsylvania, 2001.
  • Reid, John, Maurice Basque, Elizabeth Mancke, Barry Moody, Geoffrey Plank, and William Wicken. The 'Conquest' of Acadia, 1710: Imperial, Colonial, and Aboriginal Constructions. 2004.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Town of Annapolis Royal website
  • Fundy Communities Development Association website
  • Annapolis Valley Tourism Information, Real Estate and Business Directory
  • "Annapolis, Canada" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 2 (11th ed.). 1911. p. 64.