Executive Investor

The Municipality of the County of Richmond

Business Address:

2357 Highway 206 PO Box 120
Arichat Nova Scotia
B0E 1A0

Contact Information:

Phone: 902-226-2400
Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-567-2600
Website: http://www.richmondcounty.ca/default.asp?mn=1.76

The Municipality of the County of Richmond serves approximately 9,500 residents and is considered the Gateway to the Bras d’Or Lakes. Richmond County has a long standing history with lighthouses, sailing, shipping and the fisheries industry.

The Municipality has a rich cultural heritage with local residents descending from Acadian, Scottish, Irish and Mi’Kmaq cultures. One third of the population is fully bilingual and can speak both French and English.

The smallest county in Nova Scotia, Richmond is considered mostly rural with 230,000 acres of forestry land along with miles of pristine coastline. Located on the Cape Breton Side of the Strait of Canso, Richmond is also home to one of the world’s top sailing destinations, the Bras d’Or Lakes.

Richmond Country has something from everyone, with festivals and events throughout the year highlighting the many talents and unique history of the region.