Lawrencetown, Annapolis County

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Lawrencetown
Village
Lawrencetown is located in Nova Scotia
Lawrencetown
Lawrencetown
Location of Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 44°52′57″N 65°09′50″W / 44.88250°N 65.16389°W / 44.88250; -65.16389Coordinates: 44°52′57″N 65°09′50″W / 44.88250°N 65.16389°W / 44.88250; -65.16389
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
MunicipalityAnnapolis County
Settled1760
Government
 • Village ChairJaki Fraser
 • Village CommitteeCommissioners of Lawrencetown
Area
 • Total5.62 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total668
 • Density118.9/km2 (308/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Postal code
B0S
Area code(s)902
Telephone Exchange584 & 282
NTS Map021A14
GNBC CodeCATNX

Lawrencetown is a village within Annapolis County in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada.[1] The town was first settled in 1760 and named after Nova Scotia governor Charles Lawrence.[2] As of 2016 the population was 516, a decrease of 17.4% over the previous five years.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lawrencetown". Geographical Names Board of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  2. Bernard, B., Bishop, G., Fowler, J., et al. "Early Settlers" Archived 2018-01-06 at the Wayback Machine. (1977). Lawrencetown Consolidated.
  3. "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Lawrencetown, Class IV area [Designated place], Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia [Province]". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 27 January 2018.

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