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Dartmouth was  founded in 1750, is a community and planning area of the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. Located on the eastern shore of Halifax Harbour, Dartmouth has been nicknamed the City of Lakes after the large number of lakes located in the city.

On April 1, 1996, the provincial government amalgamated all the municipalities within the boundaries of Halifax County into a single-tier regional government named Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). While Dartmouth and its neighbouring city of Halifax, the town of Bedford and the Municipality of the County of Halifax were dissolved at this time, the former city forms part of the urban core of the larger regional municipality and is officially labelled the "capital district" by the HRM government. At the time that the City of Dartmouth was dissolved, the provincial government altered its status to a separate community to Halifax however its status as part of the metropolitan "Halifax" urban core existed prior to municipal reorganisation in 1996. Dartmouth is still the geographic name that is used by all levels of government for mapping, 9-1-1, planning, and is recognised by the Halifax Regional Municipality as a place-name for civic addressing. The official place name did not change due to the confusion with similar street names and planning set out by the "City of Dartmouth" and public pressure. Today the same development planning for Downtown Dartmouth and the rest of the community is still in force as well as specific bylaws created prior to April 1, 1996.

Brief History of Dartmouth:
In 1750, the sailing ship Alderney arrived with 151 immigrants. Municipal officials at Halifax decided that these new arrivals should be settled on the eastern side of Halifax Harbour. During the early years, there were seven Acadian and Mi'kmaq raids on the new British settlement, such as the Raid on Dartmouth (1751).

The original settlment was made in an area known to the Mi'kmaq as "Boonamoogwaddy" or "Tomcod Ground". The community was later given the English name of Dartmouth in honour of William Legge, 1st Earl of Dartmouth who was a former Secretary of State. By 1752, 53 families consisting of 193 people lived in the community.

In 1873, Dartmouth was incorporated as a town and a Town Hall was established in 1877. In 1955, the town was permanently linked to Halifax by the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge which led to rapid suburban growth. The Town of Dartmouth amalgamated with several neighbouring villages into the City of Dartmouth in 1961. The A. Murray MacKay Bridge opened in 1970, furthering commercial and residential growth.

The city was dissolved on April 1, 1996, when its government was amalgamated into the Halifax Regional Municipality.

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Construction and Expansion

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Community Events

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Market Reports and Conditions

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Shopping

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Sports & Activities

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75 VIRIDIAN Drive, DARTMOUTH, NS B3A 0B6 75 VIRIDIAN Drive
DARTMOUTH, NS B3A 0B6
$372,500
Open Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
713 WAVERLEY RD, DARTMOUTH, NS B2X 2G5 713 WAVERLEY RD
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143 1/2 PRINCE ALBERT RD, DARTMOUTH, NS B2Y 1M5 143 1/2 PRINCE ALBERT RD
DARTMOUTH, NS B2Y 1M5
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121 TAMARA Drive, DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 0E3 121 TAMARA Drive
DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 0E3
$352,900
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DARTMOUTH, NS B2X 2W8
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14 PARKEDGE CRES, DARTMOUTH, NS B2V 2V1 14 PARKEDGE CRES
DARTMOUTH, NS B2V 2V1
$319,900
Open Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
1227 COW BAY RD, EASTERN PASSAGE, NS B3G 1L4 1227 COW BAY RD
EASTERN PASSAGE, NS B3G 1L4
$318,000
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37 MORNINGFIELD Lane, DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 0J6 37 MORNINGFIELD Lane
DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 0J6
$311,500
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COLE HARBOUR, NS B2V 2T3
$294,000
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$289,000
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570 COW BAY Road, EASTERN PASSAGE, NS B3G 1J6 570 COW BAY Road
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$284,900
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38 COLLINGWOOD Court, DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 6R9 38 COLLINGWOOD Court
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$279,900
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25 LOCHIEL CIRCLE, DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 6H1 25 LOCHIEL CIRCLE
DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 6H1
$279,700
Open Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
25 LOCHIEL CI, DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 6H1 25 LOCHIEL CI
DARTMOUTH, NS B2W 6H1
$279,700
Open Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
32 AUTUMN Place, COLE HARBOUR, NS B2V 2A0 32 AUTUMN Place
COLE HARBOUR, NS B2V 2A0
$278,600
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$277,000
Open Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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EASTERN PASSAGE, NS B3G 0C5
$275,500
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18 TUTOR Court, DARTMOUTH, NS B3A 4X9 18 TUTOR Court
DARTMOUTH, NS B3A 4X9
$265,000
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$264,000
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DARTMOUTH, NS B3A 2G8
$259,900
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EASTERN PASSAGE, NS B3G 0A9
$259,900
Open Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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