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Welcome to Riverport.


Settled 1754

Riverport is located across the river from LaHave approximately 120 kms from Halifax, 20 kms from Bridgewater and 15 kms from Lunenburg.

Ritcey Cove harbour is free from shoals, safe from wind, and considered one of the finest in North America.

Riverport is a five-minute drive to several public beaches including Hirtle’s Beach, Kingsburg Beach, Oxner Beach, Rose Bay Beach and Spindler Beach.

Unique to the area is the Riverport Electric Light Commission (RELC). In 1920, RELC became the first municipally incorporated electric utility in Nova Scotia.

Local organizations include: IOOF Lodge, Kingsburg Coastal Conservancy, Trinity Fiddlers, Riverport District Board of Trade and Community Committee, Riverport Lions Club, Riverport and Area Community Choir, Riverport United Church Pastoral Charge, Riverport District Community Center and Lady Auxiliary, Riverport District Fire Department and Lady Auxiliary, and St. Mark’s Place.

Some local activities include the panoramic look-offs at Gaff Point, which is also known to have several ‘secret beaches’, The Ovens Natural Park, and various community potluck events Three major annual events travel through the district, the Osprey 5 km Run/Walk, the Lunenburg-Riverport Road Race and the Riverport Duathlon. Three religious denominations are based in the Riverport District, Presbyterian, Lutheran and United Churches.

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3808 Highway 332
Riverport, NS B0J 2W0


(902) 766-4890