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Sydney is in Cape Breton County, in the province of Nova Scotia.

The community was named for Sydney Harbour.


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The community was settled by Loyalists from New York State, and later by Scottish immigrants.

Well-known residents have included:
· Danny Gallivan, hockey broadcaster
Local festivals include:
· Celti Coulours International Festival - Oct. 5-13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sydney web sites and events links in the sections below.
Attractions: Casino Nova Scotia
Historic sites and museums: Cape Breton Centre for Heritage & Science, Whitney Pier Historical Museum, Cossit House
Colleges and universities: Nova Scotia Community College - Marconi Campus, Cape Breton University, University College of Cape Breton
Listed places in Sydney:
 Airports (1)
 Colleges (1)
 Hotels (5)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Sydney travel and tourism, maps, recreation, government and transportation.

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Sydney Web sites
 Sydney tourism

Ancestry & family history
 Genealogy page (NS GenWeb) for Cape Breton County
 Nova Scotia genealogy page (GenWeb)
 Nova Scotia genealogical society
 Canadian Genealogy Centre
 Early Canadiana Online
 Nova Scotia family search
 Upper and Lower Canada marriage bonds

  Census records (historic):
  1901 census
  1911 census

  City directories:
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  Immigration:
  Immigration records, 1925-1935
  Land:
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  Soldiers of World War I

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 Library & Archives Canada

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Education
Colleges and universities in Sydney include Cape Breton University

 Colleges in Nova Scotia

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 Environment Canada
 Nature Conservancy in Canada

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 Sydney festival web sites:
  Celtic Colours International Festival

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Government
 Nova Scotia provincial government

Historical societies
 Nova Scotia historical society

History
 Archives in Nova Scotia
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in Nova Scotia


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