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
Municipality Colchester County
Founded 1759
Incorporated May 6, 1875
Government
 • Body Truro Town Council
 • Mayor W.R. (Bill) Mills
 • MLA Lenore Zann (NDP)
 • MP Bill Casey (L)
Area (2016)
 • Total 34.49 km2 (13.32 sq mi)
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 12,261
 • Density 355.5/km2 (921/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
Postal code span B2N
Area code(s) 902 & 782
Telephone Exchanges 902-305, 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 dwellings 6,574
NTS Map 011E06
GNBC Code CBMKT
Website truro.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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