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Welcome to Arichat ...

Arichat is located on the south coast of Cape Breton.

Arichat is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Arichat 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 telephone area code for Arichat: (902)

The Canadian Postal Code for Arichat: B0E<2>

Communities near Arichat ...

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.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirDistance
Canso   [Map]   911   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
D'Escousse   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Grande Greve   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Port Hawkesbury   [Map]   3,517   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Port Royal   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
River Bourgeois   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arichat ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arichat. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Arichat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 Arichat, 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 Arichat). 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 Arichat or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arichat) 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 Arichat. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arichat

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arichat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5130, Longitude: -61.0089     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Arichat 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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