Halifax


Halifax

Halifax may refer to any of the following:

Places

;Australia
*Halifax Bay, North Queensland

;Canada

;;British Columbia
* Halifax Range, a mountain range

;;Nova Scotia
* Halifax, Nova Scotia, disambiguation page

* Halifax County, Nova Scotia, one of the province's 18 counties
** Halifax Regional Municipality, a regional municipality in Halifax County
*** Halifax Stanfield International Airport
*** Halifax Urban Area
*** Mainland Halifax
*** Halifax Peninsula
**** City of Halifax
**** Halifax (electoral district)

;;Prince Edward Island
* Halifax Parish, Prince Edward Island

;United Kingdom
*Halifax, West Yorkshire, England (original source of the word "Halifax")
**Halifax (UK Parliament constituency)

;United States

;;Massachusetts
*Halifax, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County

;;North Carolina
*Halifax County, North Carolina (named for George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax)
**Halifax, North Carolina

;;Pennsylvania
*Halifax Township, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County
**Halifax, Pennsylvania

;;Vermont
*Halifax, Vermont, in Windham County

;;Virginia
*Halifax County, Virginia (named for George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax)
**Halifax, Virginia

Companies

*Halifax (United Kingdom bank) and Halifax (Irish bank), part of the HBOS Group

Music and television

*Halifax f.p., an Australian television drama series
*Halifax (band), an American rock band
*The Halifax III, a 1960s Canadian folk music band

Military

*Halifax Regiment (Duke of Wellington's)
*Handley Page Halifax, a British bomber plane during World War II
*"Halifax"-class frigate, of the Canadian Navy
**HMCS "Halifax" (FFH 330), the lead ship of the "Halifax" class
*HMS Halifax, the name of Royal Navy ship

People

urname

*William Halifax, Lord Stirling (1786-1871)

Titled

*Earl of Halifax, a British title held by, among others:
**Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax (1661-1715)
**Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, 1st Baron Halifax (1661-1715)
**George Montagu, 2nd Baron Halifax (1685-1739) (created Earl of Halifax in 1715)
**George Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax (1685-1739)
**George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax (1716-1771)
**Sir Charles Wood, 3rd Baronet (1800-1885) (created Viscount Halifax in 1866)
**Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800-1885)
**Charles Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax (1839-1934)
**Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 3rd Viscount Halifax (1881-1959) (created Earl of Halifax in 1944)
**Charles Ingram Courtenay Wood, 2nd Earl of Halifax (1912-1980)
**Charles Edward Peter Neil Wood, 3rd Earl of Halifax (1944- )

ports

*Halifax RLFC, a rugby league club
*Halifax Town A.F.C., a football club

Others

*Halifax College, a college of the University of York
*Halifax Explosion, an explosion in Halifax, Nova Scotia caused by a munitions ship that crashed into another ship
* [http://hec.coleharbour.ca/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page Halifax Expatriates' Club] , where the spirits of bureaucracy and fun meet.
*Halifax Gibbet, an early guillotine.


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