East Hants is located in the centre of Nova Scotia, between Halifax Metro and the Bay of Fundy.
Located only 30 minutes outside of the capital of Halifax, our connected location experiences very little traffic congestion and is a great starting point for those wishing to travel around Atlantic Canada and beyond. There’s lots to explore here, so come see what our three main regions have to offer.
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The Corridor Region
The Corridor Region is the most populated area of East Hants and is a growing community that is especially attractive to young families. It includes the communities of Enfield, Elmsdale, Lantz, Milford and Shubenacadie and is the most urbanized part of the municipality.
Located near Shubenacadie is the Sipekne’katik First Nation (Indian Brook) which is one of 13 First Nations in the province.
The Fundy Shore & Central Region
The Fundy Shore & Central Region is Nova Scotia’s heart of adventure and relaxation. Driven by tides, tourism and breathtaking views, the Fundy & Central Shore Region offers something for everyone to enjoy.
The Fundy Shore & Central Region of East Hants is home to the world’s highest recorded tides. Learn more about the Bay of Fundy and the tides here.
Uniacke & Rawdon Region
The Mount Uniacke area, positioned between Halifax and the Annapolis Valley, is an area rich in history and nature.
Rawdon is an area that connects East Hants to Halifax via Beaver Bank Road (Highway 354). Rawdon is an increasingly popular destination for agri-business. The area is also receiving attention as an attractive place for residential growth, due to the rural lifestyle the community provides.