New to Pictou County?

About Pictou County:
According to 2021 Census, Pictou County had a population of 43,657 and it is considered to be the sixth largest county in Nova Scotia.  There are five large towns in Pictou County: New Glasgow (pop. 9,471), Stellarton (pop. 4,007), Pictou (pop. 3,107), Westville (pop. 3,540), and Trenton (pop. 2,407). The Municipality of Pictou County, outside of the five towns, has a population of 21,125.

You can find more information about Pictou County here:

YMCA HOST Program & English Conversation Group
Currently, there is a YMCA HOST program and English Conversation Group in Pictou County. You can contact YMCA of Pictou County for more information.

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)
Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) offer a number of resources for newcomers. Check out their website at

Multicultural Association of Pictou County
Our association is a great way to meet new people from all around the world and to meet local residents. We have about 900 people on our E-mail/ Facebook groups and we welcome new members. The best way is to send an E-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and request to join our E-mail list where you will be informed about all of our events which include cooking classes, potlucks, and many other events.