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Halifax West – Historical data

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Boundaries description

Map – Halifax West, Nova Scotia

Boundaries description

Consisting of that part of the Halifax Regional Municipality described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the limit between the Halifax Regional Municipality and the County of Hants with Highway No. 101; thence southeasterly along said highway to the Beaverbank Connector; thence southwesterly along the production of said connector to the Sackville River; thence generally southeasterly along said river to the northeasterly limit of the former Town of Bedford; thence generally southeasterly along said limit to the Canadian National Railway; thence southwesterly along said railway to Wrights Brook; thence generally southerly along said brook to Wrights Cove in the Bedford Basin; thence southwesterly in a straight line to a point in the Bedford Basin at latitude 4441'26''N and longitude 6337'53''W; thence southerly to the most southerly extremity of Fairview Cove; thence southeasterly in a straight line to the intersection of Highway No. 2 (Bedford Highway) with Kempt Road; thence easterly along Kempt Road to the Canadian National Railway; thence southerly along said railway to Bayers Road; thence westerly along said road to Bicentennial Drive; thence southwesterly along said drive to Highway No. 103; thence southwesterly along said highway to St. Margaret's Bay Road; thence southeasterly along said road to Prospect Road; thence southerly in a straight line for approximately 2.8 km to Prospect Brother Road where it crosses Beaverdam Brook; thence southerly in a straight line for approximately 2.4 km to the most northerly extremity of Spruce Hill Lake; thence southerly along said lake to its southerly extremity; thence southerly in a straight line to a point on the unnamed stream connecting Narrow Lake with Sheas Lake at latitude 4434'00''N; thence generally southeasterly along said stream, Sheas Lake and the unnamed stream flowing from Sheas Lake to the Pennant River where it intersects the unnamed stream flowing from Little Rock Lake; thence generally southerly along said river and intervening lakes (Silver Lake, Run Lake, Moody Lake, Broad Falls and The Two Lakes) to the northeasterly shoreline of Ragged Lake; thence generally southeasterly along said shoreline and the Pennant River to the most northwesterly extremity of Grand Lake; thence southwesterly in a straight line for approximately 4.0 km to the mouth of the unnamed stream flowing from Bar Harbour Lake into Pennant Bay; thence southwesterly in a straight line for approximately 5.7 km to a point in the Atlantic Ocean at latitude 4425'00''N and longitude 6343'10''W; thence northwesterly in a straight line to a point in the Atlantic Ocean at latitude 4426'30''N and longitude 6351'10''W; thence northeasterly through Shad Bay (passing west of Cochrans Island) to the mouth of the Nine Mile River; thence northwesterly in a straight line for approximately 18.6 km to the intersection of Highway No. 3 with Highway No. 213 (Hammonds Plains Road); thence generally northeasterly along Highway No. 213 (Hammonds Plains Road) to the most southerly extremity of Stillwater Lake; thence northerly along said lake to its most northerly extremity; thence northwesterly in a straight line for approximately 3.8 km to the mouth of the Pockwock River at Wrights Lake; thence northerly in a straight line for approximately 2.7 km to the most westerly extremity of Ponhook Cove in Pockwock Lake; thence generally northerly along the westerly shoreline of said lake to the limit between the Halifax Regional Municipality and the County of Hants; thence generally northeasterly along said limit to the point of commencement.