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New Glasgow
The George Street Bridge joins the two halves of New Glasgow separated by the East River
The George Street Bridge joins the two halves of New Glasgow separated by the East River
Nickname(s): 
"NG"
Motto(s): 
Let New Glasgow Flourish
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Coordinates: 45°35′N 62°38′W / 45.583°N 62.633°W / 45.583; -62.633
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Pictou
Founded 1776
Incorporated               May 6, 1875
Government
 • Type New Glasgow Council
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 9.96 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
 • Urban
39.52 km2 (15.26 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,066.66 km2 (797.94 sq mi)
Elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Town 9,075
 • Density 911.6/km2 (2,361/sq mi)
 • Urban
20,609
 • Urban density 521.5/km2 (1,351/sq mi)
 • Metro
35,809
 • Metro density 17.3/km2 (45/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-16
Decrease5.1%
 • Census Ranking
445 of 5,162
Demonym(s) New Glaswegian
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)
Postal code(s)
B2H
Area code(s)
Dwellings 4,343
Median Income $39,979 CDN
NTS Map 011E10
GNBC Code CBBJR
Website newglasgow.ca
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

New Glasgow is a town in Pictou County, in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

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