Called the “hub” of Nova Scotia, Truro is a town with both character and culture.  A medium sized town with approximately 12,000 people, Truro is a friendly and diverse community with easy access to urban centres, quiet, peaceful neighbourhoods, sports and recreation facilities, state-of-the-art classrooms, modern libraries, thriving churches and leading-edge health care facilities.

Colchester housing prices range from less than $140,000 CDN for a comfortable 3-4 bedroom family home up to $350,000+ for stunning executive homes.

Truro is host to many recreational facilities including award winning Victoria Park, Victoria Park Pool, Truro Centennial Pool, Douglas Street Recreation Centre, Kiwanis Park, Colchester Legion Stadium, five ballfields, three soccer fields and the TAAC Grounds and Clubhouse.

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The Colchester East Hants Health Centre serves residents as the main acute care facility of Colchester East Hants Health Authority. Located in Truro, the 124-bed facility serves more than 73,000 residents of Colchester East Hants and provides surgical, medical, mental health, intensive care, maternal child services, diagnostic and treatment services, emergency and ambulatory care services and much more.


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The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board serves approximately 24,000 students from Grades Primary to 12, Adult high school students and operates a variety of Community Education programs throughout the region.

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