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Amherst, Nova Scotia
Welcome to Amherst ...
The town of Amherst is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<1>.
Time Zone: Amherst 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).
Amherst is within the boundaries of the (902) area code.
The Canadian Postal Code for Amherst: B4H<2>
Websites for Amherst ...
Official Website: www.town.amherst.ns.ca/
Chamber of Commerce: www.amherstchamberofcommerce.com/
Adding Amherst to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
That's the case with Amherst: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Maritime Provinces of Canada (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amherst on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Amherst ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Amherst - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Quebec, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amherst.
Communities near Amherst ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amherst.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amherst ...
Looking for more information about Amherst? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Amherst, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amherst.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Amherst: www.town.amherst.ns.ca/
The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021