Established August 17, 1759 by Order in Council, Annapolis County took its name from the town of Annapolis Royal which had been named in honour of Queen Anne of Great Britain. By 1833 a number of reasons had been advanced for making two counties out of Annapolis County. Two petitions were presented to the House of Assembly in that year requesting that the county be divided. However, it was not until 1837 that Annapolis County was divided into two distinct and separate counties - Annapolis and Digby.

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Annapolis County GenWeb Project
A part of the Nova Scotia and Canada GenWeb Projects. Cemetery listings, census transcriptions, and other genealogical resources.
Bicycle Annapolis County
A guide to bicycling in the county, it includes a web guide, a travel log, comments and other information helpful to those on bike tours.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Annapolis Valley
A support and mentoring organization for children. Programs, sponsorship, events, news, volunteering and resources.
Municipality of the County of Annapolis
Details of all municipal bylaws and permit requirements, council information, Public Works programs, description of outdoor recreation facilities, planning tips, and heritage information.
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