Place:Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada


Coordinates43.567°N 65.583°W
Located inShelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Barrington is a municipal district in western Shelburne County, Nova Scotia.

The Municipality of Barrington forms the southernmost part of the province and contains Cape Sable, the eastern boundary between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Maine.Cape Sable Island is home to the tallest lighthouse in the Maritime Provinces. The Cape Light stands 101 feet tall, located on Canada's most southern saltwater beach, The Hawk Beach. It is named after William Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington.

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