Located 2.5 hours from Halifax airport, 1 hour and 15 minutes from the Yarmouth to Portland, Maine ferry terminal, and 2.5 hours from the Digby Ferry to New Brunswick, Shelburne is a destination not to be missed on the famous Lighthouse Route.
While the influence of our Loyalist heritage is still felt in our county, Shelburne has all the amenities and services one might need for modern living.
Southwestern Nova Scotia is one of the most cost effective places in North America to locate a business or to live. Many people visit Shelburne, then decide to move here. The housing markets and tax rates are very favourable, the work force is skilled and ready, and the supports businesses need to get started are plentiful. Many business people have relocated to Shelburne and operate their businesses online.