Tiverton, Nova Scotia

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Tiverton
Tiverton is located in Nova Scotia
Tiverton
Tiverton
Location of Tiverton in Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 44°23′2″N 66°13′03″W / 44.38389°N 66.21750°W / 44.38389; -66.21750Coordinates: 44°23′2″N 66°13′03″W / 44.38389°N 66.21750°W / 44.38389; -66.21750
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
CountyDigby
MunicipalityThe Municipality of the District of Digby
Highest elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 • Total300
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Canadian Postal code
B0V 1G0
Area code(s)902
Telephone Exchange839
NTS Map021B08
GNBC CodeCBMAF

Tiverton is a small village located on the northeast tip of Long Island, Nova Scotia. Tiverton has a population of about 300 people. It was named for Tiverton, Devon. [1]

The main industry is lobster fishing, while a second, and growing industry, is tourism. The Bay of Fundy is known for whale watching, and Tiverton and the surrounding area offer several tours operating throughout the summer months. Another attraction is Balancing Rock, a large basalt column that appears to be balancing on its end on the southern shore just outside Tiverton.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Place-names and Places of Nova Scotia". Nova Scotia Archives. Province of Nova Scotia. Retrieved 18 September 2017.

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