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Cobequid Bay

Along the Shores of Cobequid Bay, Copyright 2002-2008 by Glenn Morrison

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Colchester County is located in north central Nova Scotia. This area was originally known as Cobequid until 1780 when it was named after the town of Colchester, England. Colchester was part of Halifax County until 1835. The town of Truro (population 12,500) is the county seat.

Colchester County Resources

Communities of Colchester County
 Acadia Mines  Brule  Folly Lake  Lanesville  Newton Mills   Sandville
 Alton  Carrs Brook   Forest Glen  Londonderry  North River   South Branch 
 Annandale  Clifton  Gays River  Lornevale  Nuttby  Stewiacke
 Balmoral Hills  Cloverdale  Glenholme  Lower Londonderry  Old Barns  Tatamagouche
 Bass River  Coldstream  Goshen  Lower Onslow  Oliver  Truro
 Bayhead  Cove Road  Great Village  Lower Stewiacke  Onslow  Union
 Beaver Brook

A History of Beaver Brook, 1760-1959

 Debert  Green Oaks  Lynn  Otter Brook  Upper Londonderry 
 Belmont  Denmark  Greenfield  Masstown  Pembroke  Upper Onslow
 Bible Hill  Earltown  Halfway Brook   Middle Londonderry   Portapique  Upper Stewiacke
 Black Rock  Eastville  Harmony  Middle Stewiacke  Princeport  Waugh's River
 Brookfield  Economy  Hilden  Montrose  Riversdale  West St. Andrew
 Brookfield Corner   Five Islands  Kemptown  New Annan  Salmon River  Wittenburg

Family Genealogies with Colchester County Connections

Colchester County Surname Registry

Colchester County Cemetery Links

Colchester Memorial Marker Database - webpages by Allen White - many have headstone photos.


If anyone else has a Colchester County cemetery link we would be happy to hear from you.

Colchester County Photo Pages

of CROWE family contributed by Suzanne Schroeder.

Non-Genealogy Links for Colchester County

Nova Scotia Links

Canada Links

Other Useful Links

Help with Personal Research


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