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Municipal Incorporation Timeline

1996

April 1
Region of Queen's Municipality
Halifax Regional Municipality

1995

August 1
Cape Breton Regional Municipality

1923

December 1
Town of Mulgrave

1919

March 31
Town of Mahone Bay

March 4
Town of Clark's Harbour

1911

March 18
Town of Trenton

1909

May 31
Town of Middleton

1907

February 26
Town of Lockport

1906

August 30
Town of Stewiacke

1904

April 19
Town of Oxford

1901

May 14
Town of Canso

1899

February 13
Town of Bridgewater

1897

September 15
Town of Bridgetown

1895

April 1
Town of Hantsport

1894

August 20
Town of Westville

1893

March 4
Town of Wolfville

1892

November 29
Town of Annapolis Royal

1890

December 18
Town of Digby

August 6
Town of Yarmouth

1889

December 18
Town of Amherst

October 22
Town of Stellarton

July 15
Town of Parrsboro

March 30
Town of Springhill

January 22
Town of Port Hawkesbury

January 9
Towns of Antigonish

1888

October 29
Town of Lunenberg

1886

May 1
Town of Kentville

1879

April 17
County of Antigonish
County of Annapolis
County of Cumberland
County of Colchester
County of Inverness
County of Kings
County of Yarmouth
County of Pictou
County of Richmond
County of Victoria
District of Argyle
District of Barrington
District of Clare
District of Chester
District of Digby
District of Guysborough
District of Hants West
District of Hants East
District of Lunenberg
District of St. Mary's
Town of Shelburne

1878

April 4
Town of Windsor

1875

May 6
Town of New Glasgow
Town of Truro

1874

May 4
Town of Pictou

1867

July 1
Nova Scotia joins Confederation