Municipality of the District of St. Mary's

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St. Mary's, officially named the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's, is a district municipality in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Statistics Canada classifies the district municipality as a municipal district.

St. Mary's
Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
Post office in Sherbrooke
Post office in Sherbrooke
Official seal of St. Mary's
Motto(s): 
"Waters of the Atlantic Salmon"
Location of the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
Location of the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
Coordinates: 45°12′00″N 62°11′06″W / 45.20°N 62.185°W / 45.20; -62.185Coordinates: 45°12′00″N 62°11′06″W / 45.20°N 62.185°W / 45.20; -62.185
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
CountyGuysborough
IncorporatedApril 17, 1879
Municipal SeatGuysborough
Government
 • TypeSt. Mary's Municipal Council
 • WardenMichael Mosher[1]
Area
 • Land1,909.47 km2 (737.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total2,233
 • Density1.2/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-16
Decrease5.1%
 • Census ranking
1,253 of 4,870
Electoral districts
 • FederalCentral Nova
 • ProvincialGuysborough–Eastern Shore–Tracadie
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Area code(s)902
Dwellings1,700
Median Income*$35,789 CDN
WebsiteOfficial website
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

The district municipality occupies the western half of the county and its administrative seat is in the village of Sherbrooke.

DemographicsEdit

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's recorded a population of 2,233 living in 1,042 of its 1,667 total private dwellings, a change of -5.1% from its 2011 population of 2,354. With a land area of 1,909.47 km2 (737.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.2/km2 (3.0/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

Electoral districtsEdit

The district municipality is divided into seven electoral districts for municipal representation:

  1. Sherbrooke & Area
  2. Ecum Secum & Area
  3. Caledonia & Area
  4. Sonora - Port Hilford
  5. Goshen & Area
  6. Liscomb & Area
  7. Port Bickerton & Area

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Warden and Deputy Warden Chosen in District of St. Mary's". 989 FXM. November 16, 2016. Archived from the original on November 17, 2016. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
  2. ^ 2011 Statistics Canada Community Profile: St. Mary's Municipal District, Nova Scotia
  3. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Nova Scotia)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: St. Mary's Municipal District, Nova Scotia

External linksEdit