Truro, Nova Scotia

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Truro
Town
Nickname(s): 
Hub of Nova Scotia
Motto(s): 
Begun In Faith, Continued In Determination
Truro is located in Nova Scotia
Truro
Truro
Location within Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 45°21′53″N 63°16′48″W / 45.36472°N 63.28000°W / 45.36472; -63.28000Coordinates: 45°21′53″N 63°16′48″W / 45.36472°N 63.28000°W / 45.36472; -63.28000
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
MunicipalityColchester County
Founded1759
IncorporatedMay 6, 1875
Government
 • BodyTruro Town Council
 • MayorW.R. (Bill) Mills
 • MLALenore Zann (NDP)
 • MPBill Casey (L)
Area
 (2016)
 • Total34.49 km2 (13.32 sq mi)
Elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total12,261
 • Density355.5/km2 (921/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Postal code span
B2N
Area code(s)902 & 782
Telephone Exchanges902-305, 843, 890, 893, 895, 896, 897, 898, 899, 956, 957, 986
Highways Hwy 104 (TCH)
Hwy 102
Trunk 4
Route 236
Route 311
Median household income (2005)$37,056
Total private dwellings6,574
NTS Map011E06
GNBC CodeCBMKT
Websitetruro.ca

Truro (Mi'kmaq: Wagobagitik) is a town in central Nova Scotia, Canada.

References[change | change source]

  • Davis, Stephen A. (1997). Mi'kmaq. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing Limited. ISBN 1551091801.

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