Located on the Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia, Pictou County consists of five major communities -
• New Glasgow
The county also includes a large rural area consisting of many small communities. Many amenities are shared among the towns including hospitals, banks, and major shopping areas, most of which are in New Glasgow, the largest of the towns. Below is some general information about the county.
Population: 43,748 (2016
Area: 2,845 km²
Tax Rate (County)
Residential - $.81 per $100 of assessment
Commercial - $1.82 of $100 of assessment