LUNENBURG COUNTY: Populated Places Table

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CanadaGotoarrow.png Nova Scotia Gotoarrow.png Lunenburg County

How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location or its county if Wikipedia does not have an article for that specific place.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.


  • Listed below are the Populated Places in this district, according to the Gazetteer of Canada: Nova Scotia.[1]  This gazetteer is used for the sources of locations or Populated Places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Nova Scotia.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



Barss Corner         Link   Link
Bridgewater         Link       Link
Broad Cove         Link      Link
Cherry Hill         Link   Link
Chester        Link    Link
Chester Basin        Link    Link
Chester Township        Link   Link
Conquerall Mills         Link     Link
Crescent Beach         Link    Link
Crousetown         Link   Link
Gold River           Link    Link
La Have        Link    Link
Leminster           Link   Link
Lunenburg          Link    Link
Mahone Bay        Link    Link 
Maplewood        Link   Link
Martins Point       Link   Link
New Dublin Township        Link   Link
New Ross      Link   Link
Newburne         Link    Link
Parkdale       Link     Link
Scarsdale          Link   Link
Shaw Island      Link    Link
Sherwood         Link    Link
Voglers Cove      Link   Link
West Dublin         Link    Link
Western Shore      Link    Link
  1. Gazetteer of Canada: Nova Scotia, (Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Board on Geographical Names, 1961). FHL book 971.6 E5