Colchester County

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Colchester County is located in the heart of Northern Nova Scotia along the Sunrise Trail. The county consists of many small communities and villages making it the perfect place for country living yet with all the amenities you need. Being located along the Northumberland Strait, Colchester County is known for its excellent beaches and of course for having some of the warmest waters north of the Carolina's.


  • Population - 50,023 (2006)
  • Land Area - 3629 square kilometres
  • Median Age - 42.5
  • Median Household Income - $51,210

Tax Rates (County)

  • Residential: $.83 per $100 of assessment
  • Commercial - $2.25 per $100 of assessment


  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital - Tatamagouche
  • Colchester Regional Hospital - Truro


  • Adult High - Truro Area
  • Bass River Elementary
  • Bible Hill Central Elementary
  • Bible Hill East Court Road Elementary
  • Bible Hill Junior High
  • Central Colchester Junior High
  • Chiganois Elementary
  • Cobequid Consolidated Elementary
  • Cobequid Educational Centre
  • Debert Elementary
  • Great Village Elementary
  • Harmony Heights Elementary
  • North Colchester High
  • North River Elementary
  • Redcliff Middle
  • Tatamagouche Elementary
  • Truro Junior High
  • Truro Elementary School
  • Valley Elementary
  • West Colchester Consolidated

Colchester County Links of Interest

Muncipality of Colchester County
Colchester Regional Development Agency
Village of Tatamagouche



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