Queens County, Nova Scotia

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Municipality of the County of Queens
Location in Nova Scotia
Municipality of the County of Queens (Nova Scotia)
Municipality of the County of Queens
Municipality of the County of Queens
State : CanadaCanada Canada
Province : Nova Scotia
Municipality: Region of Queens Municipality
Coordinates : 44 ° 2 ′  N , 64 ° 43 ′  W Coordinates: 44 ° 2 ′  N , 64 ° 43 ′  W
Residents : 10,960 (as of 2011)
Time zone : Atlantic Time ( UTC − 4 )
Foundation : 1762
Website : www.regionofqueens.com

Queens County , fully Municipality of the County of Queens , is an administrative unit in Nova Scotia , Canada . In contrast to most of the other counties in the province, this area no longer exists as a county, but only as a subordinate administrative unit. The Region of Queens Municipality has been managing the area since its establishment on April 1, 1996, with the exception of the Indian reservations, which continue to administer themselves.

In Queens County, with an area of ​​2,392.36 km², 10,960 people (as of 2011) live in 49 parishes. The largest metropolitan area is Liverpool .


Queens County was founded on July 21, 1762 by the Lieutenant Governor and Council of Nova Scotia with the cities of Liverpool, Barrington and Yarmouth . The county's boundaries narrowed in 1784 when Shelburne County was separated from Queens County.


A large part of Kejimkujik National Park is located in Queens County , with the main park inland north of Caledonia and the appendage of the park on the Atlantic Ocean at Port Joli and Port Mouton .

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Queens County. Census 2011. In: Statistics Canada . February 9, 2015, accessed September 14, 2015 .