New Minas Real Estate Listings and Information
New Minas is a village located in the eastern part of Kings County in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. It was incorporated September 1, 1968. With a population of over 4,000 New Minas borders the Town of Kentville to the west and the community of Greenwich to the east. New Minas is approximately 100 km northwest of Halifax. The Village Motto is “ A good place to live”.
Over the past ten years, New Minas has been witness to a commercial boom which has seen many large retail outlets set up shop, while pre-existing retailers 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 each year.
Children of families living in New Minas attend:
- New Minas Elementary School from Grades Primary to Grade 5.
- Evangeline Middle School takes in Grades 6 to 8 and
- Horton High School is from Grade 9 to 12.
There is lots to do in New Minas for all ages. For recreational outside activities there is Lockhart & Ryan Memorial Park which consists of 2 ball fields, 2 lighted tennis courts, 3 soccer fields, mini –field, 2 beach volley ball courts, picnic areas, trails and playground. There are many eating establishments ranging from fast food outlets to family restaurants. The Empire Theatre is a popular spot for watching all new movie releases. Close by is Shadow Zone Laser Tag which is fun for the whole family. New Minas has been called the shopping Capital of the Valley with many big box stores and a large mall outlet.
If you’re looking for employment opportunities in New Minas there are many retailers including clothing outlets, eating establishments, building supply centers and furniture stores to name some. Some professional services that are provided are a family medical supply centre, Dentist office, Optometrist office, Insurance companies and financial institutions. Some of the major employers in nearby communities are Michelin Tire Plant, On-line Support, Bell Aliant and Nova Scotia Power.
Here are a list of local Churches in the New Minas area