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Windsor, Nova Scotia
Town
Nickname(s): 
Birthplace of Hockey
Motto(s): 
"E Terra Abundantia"  (Latin)
"Abundant Eastern Land"
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Coordinates: 44°58′49″N 64°7′45″W / 44.98028°N 64.12917°W / 44.98028; -64.12917Coordinates: 44°58′49″N 64°7′45″W / 44.98028°N 64.12917°W / 44.98028; -64.12917
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
Municipality Hants County
Founded 1685
Incorporated April 4, 1878
Area
 (2016)
 • Total 9.11 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Highest elevation
32 m (105 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 3,648
 • Density 400.6/km2 (1,038/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
Postal code
B0N 2T0
Area code(s) 902
Telephone Exchanges 306 321 472 790 791 792 798 799
Median Earnings* $24,502
NTS Map 021A16
GNBC Code CBPAK
Website windsor.ns.ca
*Median household income, 2000 ($) (all households)

Windsor is a town located in Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Notable residents

  • Thomas R. Bennett
  • Scott Brison
  • George Elliott Clarke
  • Rufus Curry
  • Amor De Cosmos
  • Benjamin DeWolf (Windsor merchant)
  • George Henry Emerson (Twillingate and Fogo)
  • James Fraser (businessman)
  • Henry Goudge
    • Monson Henry Goudge (son)
  • Allen Haley
  • Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  • Lewis Herbert Martell
  • Richard McHeffy
  • Alden Nowlan (from nearby Stanley, Nova Scotia)
  • Percy Paris
  • Daniel McNeill Parker
  • Silas Tertius Rand
  • Gerald Regan
  • Geoff Regan
  • Avon Saxon
  • Jennifer Rosanne States
  • Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna
  • Peter Togni
  • Benjamin Wier (nearby Brooklyn)
  • Charles Smith Wilcox
  • Lewis Morris Wilkins (speaker)
    • Lewis Morris Wilkins (son)

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