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Main Street Yarmouth
Main Street Yarmouth
Nickname(s): "The Gateway to Nova Scotia"
Motto: "Progress"
"On the Edge of Everywhere"
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Yarmouth
Founded June 9, 1761
Incorporated August 6, 1890
Area (2016)
 • Land 10.57 km2 (4.08 sq mi)
Highest elevation 43 m (141 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 6,518
 • Density 616.9/km2 (1,598/sq mi)
 • Change (2011-16) Decrease3.6%
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code(s) B5A
Area code 902 & 782
Highways Hwy 101
Hwy 103
Trunk 1
Trunk 3
Dwellings 3,470
Median Income* $31,584 CDN
NTS Map 020O16

Yarmouth is a town in the province of Nova Scotia in the country of Canada. In 2011, the population of Yarmouth was 6,761.

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