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A richly rewarding place to live!

In 2002, Harrowsmith Country Life Magazine voted Wolfville "one of the best towns in which to live in Canada". Anyone who has or does live here knows exactly why, and would agree whole-heartedly. With a thriving cultural centre, warm sense of caring community, progressive sense of sustainability, and strong municipal backbone, Wolfville just might be the perfect place to live. And we’re always looking for ways to make the Town an even more rewarding place to live for students, residents, and their families.

Wolfville’s populations is growing! The 2011 Census reported that Wolfville’s population was 4,269, an increase of 13.2% since 2006. With the presence of Acadia University, Wolfville’s population doubles to over 7,000. With the student population the energy rise is palpable.

Wolfville also has Nova Scotia's most diverse population, with more than 12% of the Town's residents born outside of Canada. This compares to about 5% for the province as a whole. No wonder our cultural centre is so strong.

View Statistics Canada Census information for the Town of Wolfville

Town Council & Administration

Wolfville is your town. It's where you live, where you raise your family, and where you imagine your future...

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Find out about Wolfville's Municipal Bylaws.

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Building & Development

Planning to build in Wolfville?

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Parks, Recreation & Trails

Enjoy countless organized and casual activities year-round.

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Acadia University

Wolfville is home to Acadia University, described by MacLean's Magazine as one of the best liberal arts universities in Canada...

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Parking Map

Downtown Wolfville has an abundance of parking available for visitors and customers.

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