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New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

New Glasgow (2001 population 9,432; metropolitan population 36,735) is the largest town in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Together with the neighbouring towns of Stellarton, Westville, Trenton, and Pictou; they make up the province's fourth largest urban area.

The first settlement of New Glasgow was by Deacon Thomas Fraser in 1784, and it was officially incorporated in 1875.

Major employers in the area include Michelin, Trenton Works (a rail car company) and Kimberly-Clark. Sobeys, a national grocery chain, is based in nearby Stellarton. Convergys Corporation employs 500+ people in a contact centre which provides customer service and technical support for Microsoft.