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Motto: World Famous for Peace
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Cumberland
Founded 1807
 • Total 9.83 km2 (3.80 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 736
 • Density 79.7/km2 (206/sq mi)
Time zone ATS
Postal Code B0K 1L0
Area code(s) +1-902-243
Website The Village Of Pugwash

Pugwash is a village in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada. It had a population of 736 as of the 2016 census.

Notable people

  • Charles Aubrey Eaton (1868–1953), clergyman and politician who served in the United States House of Representatives, representing the New Jersey's 4th congressional district from 1925 to 1933, and the 5th district from 1933 to 1953.
  • Cyrus S. Eaton
  • Norman MacKenzie
  • James Dewar


  • Gulf Shore Provincial Park
  • Heather Beach Provincial Park
Along the Gulf Shore Road, Nova Scotia
The Northumberland Strait from the Gulf Shore Rd in the Pugwash area.

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