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Yarmouth
Main Street Yarmouth
Main Street Yarmouth
Nickname(s): 
"The Gateway to Nova Scotia"
Motto(s): 
"Progress"
"On the Edge of Everywhere"
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Coordinates: 43°50′10″N 66°07′03″W / 43.83611°N 66.11750°W / 43.83611; -66.11750Coordinates: 43°50′10″N 66°07′03″W / 43.83611°N 66.11750°W / 43.83611; -66.11750
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Yarmouth
Founded June 9, 1761
Incorporated August 6, 1890
Electoral Districts     
Federal

West Nova
Provincial Yarmouth
Government
 • Type Town Council
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 UTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)
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
GNBC Code CBPIB

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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