Sydney Mines is a community and former town in Canada’s Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
Sydney Mines incorporated as a town in 1889, Sydney Mines has a rich history in coal production, although mining activity has now ceased.
Sydney Mines was Founded in 1784.
Sydney Mines was the filming location for the 1981 horror movie My Bloody Valentine.
Sydney Mines is a former coal-mining centre, coal having been mined in the area from 1784 to 2001.
The Estimated Population of Sydney Mines is 14,135.
The median age in Sydney Mines is 3% lower than Cape Breton.
Sydney Mines was Dissolved as a town on August 1st, 1995.
Sydney Mines experiences cold, windy, wet, snowy and very stormy winters. Although low in latitude compared to the rest of Canada and bordering the ocean.
In front of Jubilee Elementary on Main Street, there is a bronze statue of Johnny Miles in a running pose. There is a script on it with a small quote and the dates Johnny Miles won the Boston Marathon.