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Antigonish
Gaelic: Am Baile Mòr
Town
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Nickname(s): "The 'Nish", "Antigonowhere"
Motto: The Heart of the Highlands
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Antigonish County
Founded 1784
Incorporated January 9, 1889
Area (2016)
 • Town 5.01 km2 (1.93 sq mi)
 • Urban 5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Highest elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Town 4,364
 • Density 871.7/km2 (2,258/sq mi)
 • Urban 5,002
 • Urban density 911.1/km2 (2,359.8/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Antigonisher
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Canadian Postal code B2G
Area code(s) 902
Telephone Exchanges 318 714 735 863 867 870 872 948 968 971
Median household income, 2000 (all households) $41,773
NTS Map 011F12
GNBC Code CAATB
Website townofantigonish.ca
Places in Nova Scotia

Antigonish (/ˌæntɡəˈnɪʃ/; Scottish Gaelic: Am Baile Mòr, pronounced [am palə muːɾ]) is a town in Antigonish County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Coordinates: 45°37′35.48″N 61°59′53.71″W / 45.6265222°N 61.9982528°W / 45.6265222; -61.9982528 (Antigonish)

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