Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Yarmouth is a town and fishing port located on the Gulf of Maine in rural southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. It is the shire town of Yarmouth County. The town is located in the heart of the world's largest lobster fishing grounds and has Canada's highest lobster catch.

Yarmouth County boasts significant inland wilderness areas, including 365 lakes and several major rivers. Nature lovers will find Yarmouth to be the perfect starting point for hiking, fishing and seafaring adventures, while cultural enthusiasts can discover a bounty of local music, theatre and craft venues.

Things to see and do

* Cape Forchu Lightstation
* Sweeney Fisheries Museum
* Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
* Tobeatic Wilderness Reserve
* Yarmouth’s Main Street

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language – English, French
Population – 6,770 approx
Land Area – 10.56 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1

Port Location – The port at Yarmouth is located in the Yarmouth Harbour.

Transport Links – Yarmouth is accessible by bus from Halifax. There is also Yarmouth Airport which caters for private planes.

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