Port Hawkesbury Tourism, Canada

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Port Hawkesbury (Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Chlamhain) is a town located on the southwestern end of Cape Breton Island, on the north shore of the Strait of Canso, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. The town was originally named Ship Harbour (after the harbour upon which it is located) and is largely a service centre for western Cape Breton Island with many of its residents working in large industries in an industrial park located in the adjacent community of Point Tupper, Richmond County. The town's schools are Tamarac Education Centre (Grades primary-8), SAERC (Grades 9-12) and the Strait Area Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College. The community is named after Admiral Sir Edward Hawke.


Planning a vacation to Port Hawkesbury in Canada? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A gripping city on its own right, Charlottetown also deserves a visit. Charlottetown is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Confederation Centre Of The Arts, Province House National Historic Site Of Canada, St. Dunstan's Basilica. A vacation to Port Hawkesbury can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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  • Living in Port Hawkesbury - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 52.1 (Moderate)
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