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Welcome to Amherst Point ...

A typical abbreviation for Amherst Point: Amherst Pt.

Time Zone: Amherst Point lies in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

The area code for Amherst Point: (902)

The Canadian Postal Code for Amherst Point: B4H<1>

Communities near Amherst Point ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirDistance
Dorchester (NB)   [Map]   1,119   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Memramcook (NB)   [Map]   4,638   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sackville Parish (NB)   [Map]   1,174   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sackville (NB)   [Map]   5,411   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Amherst   [Map]   9,505   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Barronsfield   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Amherst Point.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amherst Point. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Amherst Point:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amherst Point ...

Looking for more information about Amherst Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Amherst Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Amherst Point, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amherst Point.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amherst Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca

Footnotes ...

<1>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Amherst Point, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Amherst Point). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Amherst Point or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amherst Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7869, Longitude: -64.2707     [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Amherst Point 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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