New Minas Official Website www.newminas.com
New Minas is a Village located in the eastern part of Kings County in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley. With a population of over 4000 New Minas borders the Town of Kentville to the west and the community of Greenwich to the east. The village motto is " A good place to live" Over the past ten years, New Minas has been witness to a commercial boom which as seen many large retail outlets set up shop, while preexisting retailiers and many others have rebuilt into larger venues. New Minas is also " Soccer Capital Of Atlantic Canada". Annually , the village hosts the New Minas invitational Soccer Tournament in August in year. Children of famillies living in New Minas attend New Minas Elementary School from Grades Primary through to Grade 5. Evangeline Middle School takes in Grade 6 throught to 8 and Horton High School is from Grade 9 through to 12. The schools websites are as follows: New Minas Elementary www.newminaselem.ednet.ca Evangeline Middle School www.ems.ednet.ns.ca Horton High School www.horton.ednet.ns.ca
Coldbrook's official website www.coldbrookcommunityassociation.ca
Coldbrook is a small community located in the eastern part of Kings County in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley. The Town of Kentville and the Village of Cambridge border this community. Halifax which is the capital of Nova Scotia and is approx. 110 km to the East, South East of Coldbrook.
Coldbrook elementary School is part of Coldbrook and District Schools. The elementary school takes in grade primary throught to eight. Central Kings Rural High School is from grade 9 through to 12. www.coldbrookednet.ns.ca www.centralkings.ednet.ca
The local church is Coldbrook Baptist Church. www.easternvalleybaptist.com There are many others of different denominations that are in surrounding areas.
Coldbrook has many amenities to offer residents. There are food establishments, a local coffee shop, two gas stations, convenience stores, car dealerships, and a business park to name some For outside leisure you will find a Community Park with many picnic benches and open areas for families to gather. Sherwood Forest Camping Park attracts local residents as well as visitors. This 400 acre estate accommodates tenting, trailers and motor homes. Visit the website at www.sherwoodforest.com
For employment opportunities in Coldbrook and the nearby Town of Kentville there are food establishments, many car dealers, business park. Michelin Tire plant is in the nearby Community of Waterville.