Antigonish

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Antigonish

Gaelic: Am Baile Mòr
View of Antigonish
View of Antigonish
Nickname(s): 
"The 'Nish",[1] "Antigonowhere"[2]
Motto(s): 
The Heart of the Highlands
Antigonish is located in Nova Scotia
Antigonish
Antigonish
Location of Antigonish in Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 45°37′N 61°59′W / 45.617°N 61.983°W / 45.617; -61.983
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
CountyAntigonish County
Founded1784
IncorporatedJanuary 9, 1889
Government
 • TypeTown Council
 • MayorLaurie Boucher
 • Governing BodyAntigonish Town Council
 • MLARandy Delorey (Liberal)
 • MPSean Fraser (L)
Area
 (2016)
 • Town5.01 km2 (1.93 sq mi)
 • Urban
5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Highest elevation
34 m (112 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Town4,364
 • Density871.7/km2 (2,258/sq mi)
 • Urban
5,002
 • Urban density910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Antigonisher
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Canadian Postal code
B2G
Area code(s)902
Telephone Exchanges318 714 735 863 867 870 872 948 968 971
Median household income, 2000 (all households)$41,773
NTS Map011F12
GNBC CodeCAATB
Websitetownofantigonish.ca

Antigonish (/ˌæntɪɡəˈnɪʃ/; Scottish Gaelic: Am Baile Mòr, pronounced [am palə muːɾ]) is a town in Antigonish County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Notes

Citations

  1. Corey LeBlanc (October 18, 2011). "Silver to serve in Yukon". The Casket. Retrieved March 6, 2013.
  2. url=http://goudieface.tripod.com/

Works cited

  • Walsh, Patrick (1989). The History of Antigonish. Antigonish, N.S.: Scotia Design Publications. p. 320. ISBN 0-920147-02-X.

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Media related to Antigonish, Nova Scotia at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 45°37′35.48″N 61°59′53.71″W / 45.6265222°N 61.9982528°W / 45.6265222; -61.9982528 (Antigonish)