Coldbrook is an unincorporated Canadian suburban community in Kings County, Nova Scotia. At the 2011 census, the population was 2,901. Coldbrook is probably one of the fastest growing areas in the Annapolis Valley. With an over 91% population increase since 1986, it is also quickly becoming a commercial centre. Coldbrook, once the home of many lumber mills and has grown into a thriving community with a mix of business, subdivisions, and agriculture. Local businesses include the Michelin tire plant in Waterville (about 1,300 employees), the Canadian Forces Base Greenwood (the east coast’s largest air force base), the Kentville Research and Development Centre, many local service industries and a variety of small business.

The Agriculture industry is never far from Coldbrook’s main street. Coldbrook is home to Scotian Gold, a grower-owned tree fruit cooperative owned by more than 30 apple grower members. Also not far from the main street is Hobby Horse Farm, a privately owned stable, with a history of breading Morgan horses, consisting of 700 acres nestled into the south mountain.

Coldbrook is located in Kings County which has a population of 60,600 (2016). It is the third largest county in the province. The municipal operating budget is $45.7 million. The Municipality of the County of Kings, the county includes three separately incorporated towns, Wolfville, Kentville, and Berwick, and two First Nations reserves. It also includes seven villages, Aylesford, Canning, Cornwallis Square, Greenwood, Kingston, New Minas, and Port Williams.

The new municipal office building for Kings County is being constructed in the Coldbrook Industrial Park. 

Picture updated as of October 15