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Municipality of the District of St. Mary's

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Country  Canada
Founded  1655
Municipal Seat  Guysborough
Population  2,233 (2016)
Province  Nova Scotia
County  Guysborough
Incorporated  April 17, 1879
Time zone  AST (UTC-4)
Local time  Friday 11:22 PM
Area code  902
Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
Weather  -3°C, Wind SW at 18 km/h, 79% Humidity
Points of interest  Sherbrooke Village, Port Bickerton Lighthouse, Liscomb River Wilderness Area, Alder Grounds Wilderness Area

St. Mary's, officially named the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's, is a district municipality in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Statistics Canada classifies the district municipality as a municipal district.


Map of St. Mary's, NS, Canada

The district municipality occupies the western half of the county and its administrative seat is in the village of Sherbrooke.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's recorded a population of 2,233 living in 1,042 of its 1,667 total private dwellings, a change of 2999490000000000000♠−5.1% from its 2011 population of 2,354. With a land area of 1,909.47 km2 (737.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.2/km2 (3.0/sq mi) in 2016.

Electoral districts

The district municipality is divided into eight electoral districts for municipal representation:

  1. Sherbrooke & Area
  2. Ecum Secum & Area
  3. Caledonia & Area
  4. Sonora - Port Hilford
  5. Goshen & Area
  6. Liscomb & Area
  7. Port Bickerton & Area


Municipality of the District of St. Mary's Wikipedia