Richmond County, Nova Scotia

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Richmond County

Comté de Richmond  (French) Siorramachd Richmond  (Scottish Gaelic)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_0_0

CountryRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_1_0 CanadaRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_1_1
ProvinceRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_2_0 Nova ScotiaRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_2_1
EstablishedRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_3_0 1835Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_3_1
IncorporatedRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_4_0 April 17, 1879Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_4_1
Electoral Districts      

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Cape Breton—CansoRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_5_1
ProvincialRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_6_0 Cape Breton-RichmondRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_6_1
GovernmentRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_7_0
TypeRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_8_0 Richmond County Municipal CouncilRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_8_1
WardenRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_9_0 Jason MacLeanRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_9_1
AreaRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_10_0
LandRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_11_0 1,249.33 km (482.37 sq mi)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_11_1
Population (2016)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_12_0
TotalRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_13_0 8,964Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_13_1
DensityRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_14_0 7.2/km (19/sq mi)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_14_1
Change 2011-16Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_15_0 3.5%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_15_1
Time zoneRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_16_0 UTC-4 (AST)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_16_1
Summer (DST)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_17_0 UTC-3 (ADT)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_17_1
Area code(s)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_18_0 902Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_18_1
DwellingsRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_19_0 5,122Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_19_1
Median Income*Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_20_0 $40,188 CDNRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_20_1
WebsiteRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_0_21_0 Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_0_21_1

Richmond County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_0

For a list of communities in Richmond County, see the eponymous page. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_1

History Richmond County, Nova Scotia_section_0

Named in honour of Sir Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond, who was Governor General of British North America 1818-1819, Richmond County was created in 1835. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_2

Richmond County comprises that territory known as the Southern District which was established in 1824 at the time of the dividing of Cape Breton Island into three districts. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_3

The boundaries of the Southern District were defined at the time of its establishment. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_4

Those same boundaries were determined to be the boundaries of Richmond County by statute in 1847. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_5

The shire town of Richmond Country is Arichat, located on Isle Madame. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_6

The community was threatened with closure of its local Court system in June 2015. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_7

Communities Richmond County, Nova Scotia_section_1

Main article: List of communities in Richmond County, Nova Scotia Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_8

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Access routes Richmond County, Nova Scotia_section_2

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits: Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_9

Demographics Richmond County, Nova Scotia_section_3

As a census division in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Richmond County recorded a population of 8,964 living in 3,983 of its 5,122 total private dwellings, a change of -3.5% from its 2011 population of 9,293. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_10

With a land area of 1,249.33 km (482.37 sq mi), it had a population density of 7.2/km (18.6/sq mi) in 2016. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_11

Forming the majority of the Richmond County census division, the Municipality of the County of Richmond recorded a population of 8,458 living in 3,822 of its 4,955 total private dwellings in the 2016 Census of Population, a change of -4% from its 2011 population of 8,812. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_12

With a land area of 1,243.72 km (480.20 sq mi), it had a population density of 6.8/km (17.6/sq mi) in 2016. Richmond County, Nova Scotia_sentence_13

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Population trendRichmond County, Nova Scotia_table_caption_1
CensusRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_1_0_0 PopulationRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_1_0_1 Change (%)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_1_0_2
2016Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_1_0 8,964Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_1_1 3.5%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_1_2
2011Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_2_0 9,293Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_2_1 4.6%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_2_2
2006Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_3_0 9,740Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_3_1 4.7%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_3_2
2001Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_4_0 10,225Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_4_1 7.2%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_4_2
1996Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_5_0 11,022Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_5_1 2.1%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_5_2
1991Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_6_0 11,260Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_6_1 5.2%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_6_2
1986Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_7_0 11,841Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_7_1 8.3%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_7_2
1981Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_8_0 12,824Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_8_1 N/ARichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_8_2
1941Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_9_0 10,853Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_9_1 Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_9_2
1931Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_10_0 11,098Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_10_1 Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_10_2
1921Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_11_0 12,464Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_11_1 Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_11_2
1911Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_12_0 13,273Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_12_1 Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_12_2
1901Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_13_0 13,515Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_13_1 Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_13_2
1891Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_14_0 14,399Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_14_1 Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_14_2
1881Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_15_0 15,121Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_15_1 Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_15_2
1871Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_16_0 14,268Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_16_1 N/ARichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_1_16_2

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Mother tongue language (2011)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_table_caption_2
LanguageRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_2_0_0 PopulationRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_2_0_1 Pct (%)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_2_0_2
English onlyRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_1_0 6,620Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_1_1 72.19%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_1_2
French onlyRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_2_0 2,085Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_2_1 22.74%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_2_2
Non-official languagesRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_3_0 285Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_3_1 3.11%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_3_2
Multiple responsesRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_4_0 180Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_4_1 1.96%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_2_4_2

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Ethnic Origins (2006)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_table_caption_3
Ethnic OriginRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_3_0_0 PopulationRichmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_3_0_1 Pct (%)Richmond County, Nova Scotia_header_cell_3_0_2
FrenchRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_1_0 4,895Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_1_1 50.8%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_1_2
CanadianRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_2_0 3,920Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_2_1 40.7%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_2_2
ScottishRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_3_0 2,310Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_3_1 24.0%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_3_2
EnglishRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_4_0 2,060Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_4_1 21.4%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_4_2
IrishRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_5_0 1,590Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_5_1 16.5%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_5_2
AcadianRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_6_0 710Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_6_1 7.4%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_6_2
North American IndianRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_7_0 685Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_7_1 7.1%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_7_2
GermanRichmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_8_0 440Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_8_1 4.6%Richmond County, Nova Scotia_cell_3_8_2

See also Richmond County, Nova Scotia_section_4

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Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richmond County, Nova Scotia.