Welcome! Failte! Bienvenue!

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is pleased to welcome you to one of Nova Scotia's most pristine areas, Inverness County, comprising the western side of the beautiful Cape Breton Island, home to the world famous Cabot Trail, Ceilidh Trail, Lake Ainslie and Bras d'Or Lakes Scenic Drive.

We encourage you to visit Inverness County and enjoy our wonderful seaside communities, sparkling beaches and miles of rugged shoreline. Stay awhile and take part in the many festivals and events where you will enjoy the charm, culture and history each individual community has to offer.

Browse through our web site where we hope you will find it to be a relevant and comprehensive source of information, meet our present day Council, CAO, and various departments who manage the affairs of our County.

Should you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please feel free to contact us - see menu to the left - click Contact Us.




Strait Area Transit 

Strait Area Transit Cooperative is a safe & affordable way to travel in our local areas.

Serving Richmond County, Port Hawkesbury, Whycocomagh, Hwy 105 and Route 19 to Inverness, the  Strait Area Transit is a reliable and environmentally friendly way to get to work, school, medical appointments or even doing your shopping and banking.     


Visit the Strait Area Transit  Facebook Page

Or Contact the office directly at:

Telephone: 625 - 1475

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Office location: Unit 6, 32 Paint Street, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

Hours:   8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday