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Seaforth, Nova Scotia

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Seaforth.

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Around Seaforth ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Halifax. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the west of Seaforth. Halifax has a population of 298,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Truro. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of Seaforth and has a population of 12,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Seaforth and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Brookside   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Chester   [Map]   ---   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Enfield   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lake Echo   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lantz   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stewiacke   [Map]   1,421   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stillwater Lake   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Windsor   [Map]   3,709   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Cherry Brook   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cole Harbour   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dartmouth   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Chezzetcook   [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
East Lawrencetown   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
East Preston   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eastern Passage   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Head of Chezzetcook   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Head of Jeddore   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Herring Cove   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jeddore Oyster Pond   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrencetown   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Mineville   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Musquodoboit Harbour   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Porters Lake   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seaforth ...

Looking for more information about Seaforth? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Seaforth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Seaforth.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Seaforth. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Seaforth.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Seaforth. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Seaforth ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Seaforth.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Robert L. Stanfield Intl. (YHZ/CYHZ)   [Map]   CYHZ   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Stanley Airport   [Map]   CCW4   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Debert Airport   [Map]   CCQ3   N   53 miles [85.3 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Seaforth.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Seaforth. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Robert L. Stanfield Intl. (YHZ/CYHZ)   [Map]   CYHZ   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Stanley Airport   [Map]   CCW4   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Debert Airport   [Map]   CCQ3   N   53 miles [85.3 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Robert L. Stanfield Intl.   (YHZ/CYHZ)   [Map]
        Website for Halifax / Robert L. Stanfield International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Seaforth were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Seaforth. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Seaforth) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Seaforth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seaforth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seaforth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6500, Longitude: -63.2667     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Seaforth), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Seaforth.


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