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Cumberland County Places


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Destination Nova Scotia has detailed maps online.

We have an attractive 1878 map online taken from the 1878 Roe Brothers Atlas of the Maritime Provinces. A detailed version is available but the file is rather large at 600k for some modem users. Visit the Roe map page to see a smaller preview version.

A map showing the Cumberland County boundries of 1787

View copies of the crown land grant maps as well as the A.F. Church & Co. map of Cumberland County.
These Historical Maps are available from the Nova Scotia Government Department of Natural Resources Library.

Names of Cumberland County communities are also online in the crown land grants sheets section.

A map showing Cumberland County Catholic Churches is online at the website of Amherst Catholic Parishes. The also have a list of contacts. They also have a page dedicated to the Amherst Catholic Cemetery as well as a background history of the church in the area.

A brief history of Wallace brought to you by the Wallace Area Museum On-Line.

The official site for the Town of Amherst.

Springhill has an official town site.

The Town of Oxford has site.

The website of the Town of Parrsboro.

The Municipality of Cumberland County has its own web site which is worth a visit to see their flag.