Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia

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Region of Queens Municipality
Regional Municipality
Coat of arms of Region of Queens Municipality
Coat of arms
Motto: Rivers, Forest, Sea
Location of Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Location of Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
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Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
Incorporated April 1, 1996
Electoral Districts
Federal

South Shore—St. Margaret's
Provincial Queens-Shelburne
Government
 • Type Queens Regional Council
 • Mayor Christopher L. A. Clarke
Area[1]
 • Land 2,386.58 km2 (921.46 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1][2]
 • Total 10,917
 • Density 4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Change 2006-11 Decrease2.3%
 • Census Ranking 332 of 5,008
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 902
Dwellings 6,150
Median Income* $36,461 CDN
Website regionofqueens.com
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

The Region of Queens Municipality is a Canadian regional municipality located in southwestern Nova Scotia.

Geography

The municipality's boundary includes all of Queens County except for First Nations reserves.

History

It was formed in 1996 through an amalgamation of the following incorporated municipalities:

Other communities in Queens Regional Municipality include:

Demographics

Ethnic Groups (2006)[5]
Ethnic Origin Population Pct (%)
Canadian 5,245 47.6%
German 3,110 28.2%
English 3,005 27.3%
Scottish 2,225 20.2%
Irish 1,740 15.8%
French 1,205 10.9%
Dutch (Netherlands) 910 8.3%
North American Indian 840 7.6%

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the district, including external routes that start or finish at the district limits:[6]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
  2. Statistics Canada Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
  3. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  4. Statistics Canada: 2011 census
  5. 2006 Statistics Canada Census Ethnocultural Portrait of Canada: Queens Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
  6. Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 86-87, 90

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