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Antigonish, Nova Scotia

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Welcome to Antigonish ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Antigonish had a population of 4,236 people.<1>

The town of Antigonish is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Antigonish 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).

Antigonish lies within the (902) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Antigonish: B2G<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Antigonish had a population of 4,236 people.

The population of Antigonish represents 0.46% of the population of Nova Scotia (which had 913,462 people at that time), making it Novia Scotia's 8th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 4,236 people, the population of Antigonish decreased 10.9% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 4,754 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Antigonish.

Communities near Antigonish ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Antigonish and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   DirDistance
Addington Forks   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beaver Meadow   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cloverville   [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gaspereaux Lake   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Glen Road   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
Harbour Centre   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

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 Antigonish. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Antigonish ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antigonish ...

Looking for more information about Antigonish? 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 Antigonish, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Antigonish.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nova Scotia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Antigonish 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Antigonish - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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)'. 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 Antigonish). 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 Antigonish or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>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- Antigonish) 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 Antigonish. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Antigonish

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antigonish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6228, Longitude: -62.0005     [Map].

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