Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia

Upper Tantallon (pronounced 'tan-TAL-en') is a suburban community that extends from the Hammonds Plains Road (Route 213) to the crossroads of Trunk 3 and Route 333 within the Halifax Regional Municipality, 22.3 km west from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The community is likely named for Tantallon Castle in Scotland.[1]

Upper Tantallon
Suburban Community
Upper Tantallon
Coordinates: 44°42′04″N 63°51′32″W
ProvinceNova Scotia
MunicipalityHalifax Regional Municipality
Community councilWestern Region Community Council
Planning AreaSt. Margarets Bay
Postal code
Area Code902



  • Total Population 3378
  • Total Dwellings 1528
  • Total Land Area – 97.5023 km2


  1. "Place-names and Places of Nova Scotia". Nova Scotia Archives. Province of Nova Scotia. Retrieved 18 September 2017.

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