40 Water Street, P.O. Box 640, Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0
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Northern Nova Scotia's Premier Presenter of the Arts

deCoste Entertainment Centre

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LIVELY CULTURE | VIBRANT TOWN | LIVING HISTORY

Town of Pictou

Birthplace of New Scotland

Welcome to Pictou

The Town of Pictou, located on the beautiful Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada, is renowned as the "Birthplace of New Scotland" as it was here where the first wave of Scottish immigrants landed in 1773. Pictou offers diverse amenities, period homes on tree-lined streets, and strong entrepreneurial spirit. Pictou residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with a mixture of old world charm and culture together with modern facilities and friendly hospitality.

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    Mayor's Message

    Leadership within the community has a long and rich history. Learn more about the leaders who helped shaped our Town.

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    Investing in Our Community

    Pictou's quality of life balances the charm of small town living with bustling commerce and a myriad of business opportunities.

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    Recreation & Aquatics

    Discover all the different ways to incorporate physical activity into your daily life in Pictou.

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    Pictou Water Utility

    Information on Pictou Water Utility and Upgrade Projects

What's New

Home Warming Program - Pictou Public Information Session September 19th Interested in FREE Home Upgrades to Save on Heating Bills? HomeWarming helps Nova Scotians living on a low wage save money on heating bills and feel more comfortable at home. more information

Highland Connect links you to sport, recreation and physical activity in Antigonish, Guysborough and Pictou Counties of Nova Scotia. Highland Connect supports healthier lifestyles for all. Check out the website at: www.highlandconnect.ca

Looking for a bike for your child? Contact Pictou County United Way Bikes for Kids. Applications and bikes still available. For details visit http://www.pictoucountyunitedway.ca/

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