Pictou County is made of several small rural communities, each with a distinctive history and spirit. Visit the Place Names of Antigonish and Pictou County site to find out more about each one.

You may also wish to read the following books which detail the lives and achievements of many Pictonians.

History of the County of Pictou written by George Patterson
Country Roads: rural Pictou County, Nova Scotia written by L.B. Jenson
Where two or three are gathered: the churches of Pictou County by Norman Munroe