The Town of Amherst being situated in the centre of the Maritime Provinces makes it the one of the best places to live, work and play. Along with excellent schools, churches and health care facilities including the Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, we have a wide variety of activities, organizations and friendly residents that will make you feel "at home".

Residents of Amherst receive excellent range of municipal services from a full time fire department to an excellent water resource that has received recognition both nationally and internationally.