Amherst is a city of 9,400 people in Cumberland County, . Amherst is the county seat and largest population centre in the Cumberland region.
Photo: Sam, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
is an inter-city railway station in Amherst, Nova Scotia served by Via Rail Ocean train. Photo: Verne Equinox, CC BY-SA 3.0.


45.8287° or 45° 49' 43.3" north
-64.2041° or 64° 12' 14.6" west
Open Location Code
United Nations Location Code
20 metres (66 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 258480507
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: أمهرست (نوفا سكوشيا)
  • Arabic: أمهرست
  • Arabic: أمهرست، نوفاسكوتيا
  • Armenian: Ամհերսթ
  • Armenian: Ամհերստ
  • Atikamekw: Amherst
  • Belarusian: Амгерст
  • Belarusian: Амхёрст
  • Cebuano: Amherst
  • Chinese: 阿默斯特 (新斯科舍省)
  • Chinese: 阿默斯特
  • Czech: Amherst
  • Danish: Amherst
  • Dutch: Amherst
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: امهرست
  • English: Amherst, Nova Scotia
  • French: Amherst
  • French: Amherst (Nouvelle-Écosse)
  • Gaelic (Scots): Amherst, Alba Nuadh
  • Gaelic (Scots): Amherst
  • German: Amherst
  • German: Amherst (Nova Scotia)
  • Hebrew: אמהרסט
  • Hungarian: Amherst
  • Italian: Amherst
  • Japanese: アマースト
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Amherst, Nova Scotia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Amherst, Nova Scotia
  • Persian: امهرست، نوا اسکاتیا
  • Persian: امهرست، نوا اسکوشیا
  • Polish: Amherst
  • Portuguese: Amherst
  • Russian: Амхерст
  • Serbian: Амхерст, Нова Шкотска
  • Serbian: Амхерст
  • Slovenian: Amherst
  • Swedish: Amherst, Nova Scotia
  • Swedish: Amherst
  • Tatar: Амһерст
  • Ukrainian: Емгерст (Нова Шотландія)
  • Welsh: Amherst
  • Емгерст

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