Place:Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alt namesCobequidsource: pre-1780 name of district
Colchestersource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeDistrict, County
Located inNova Scotia, Canada     (1835 - )
Also located inHalifax, Nova Scotia, Canada     (1759 - 1835)
See alsoHalifax, Nova Scotia, Canadapre-1780 parent county

1759 - Halifax county is established in the English province of Nova Scotia. It contains the District of Cobequid.

1780 - Cobequid district is renamed to Colchester district.

1835 - Colchester district becomes Colchester county.

1840 - Colchester county annexes part of Parrsboro township which has been divided.

1848 - Colchester county is located in the self-governing English province of Nova Scotia.

1867 - Colchester county is located in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia after the formation of the country of Canada.

1871 - New boundaries are established.
1880 - Boundaries are revised.

Modern description

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Colchester County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

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source: Family History Library Catalog