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Welcome to Pictou ...

The coastal town of Pictou is located on the northern coast of Nova Scotia (on the Northumberland Strait).

Pictou is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Pictou 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 Pictou: (902)

Websites for Pictou ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.pictouchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Pictou, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Pictou ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pictou - it's located in Colorado.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pictou.

Communities near Pictou ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pictou.

  • New Glasgow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Glasgow
    • New Glasgow lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Pictou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glasgow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Glasgow<4>
  • Stellarton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stellarton
    • Stellarton lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Pictou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stellarton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stellarton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stellarton<4>
  • Westville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westville
    • Westville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Pictou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westville<4>
  • Trenton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
    • Trenton lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Pictou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trenton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Caribou
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caribou
      • Caribou lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Pictou
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caribou
    • Caribou Island
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caribou Island
      • Caribou Island lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Pictou
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caribou Island
    • Sylvester
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvester
      • Sylvester lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Pictou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvester came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvester
    • Alma
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Pictou
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Durham
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Pictou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Little Harbour

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pictou ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pictou. 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 Pictou - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pictou) 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 Pictou. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pictou

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pictou. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6667, Longitude: -62.7000    
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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