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The Community of Bay de Verde


Bay de Verde is located on Route 70 at the top of Conception Bay, and forms the most eastern point of the Bay de Verde Peninsula, separating Trinity Bay and Conception Bay.

Population Demographics:

• Total Population: 534

Industries / Economic Activity:

Fishery - The main source of livelihood for the community, especially the crab & shrimp fishery. The fishing industry also involves the catch of lumpfish and lobster.
Construction - Excavating, bus company.

Municipal Tax Structure:

• The residential and business tax rates in the Town of Bay de Verde are competitive with other towns on the Baccalieu Trail. 

Municipal Services:

• Bay de Verde was incorporated on August 22, 1950. They were rendered inactive on July 1951 and reactivated again on January 25, 1975. • Bay de Verde Town Council consists of six councillors and a mayor. A copy of the town plan is available at the Bay de Verde Town Council Hall.

• Water and Sewer available in most areas of town 
• Garbage collection on a weekly basis 
• Recycling Depot (Old Perlican) 
• Fire Protection Services - Bay de Verde Volunteer Fire Department (25 firefighters and 3 trucks)

Real Estate:

• Average purchase price for a three-bedroom bungalow: $30,000 
• Average rental cost of a house: $300 per month 
• Home heating sources available include wood, oil, electric and propane


• Roman Catholic & Anglican

Law Enforcement / Crime Prevention:

• Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Harbour Grace Detachment (75 km) - 27 Police Officers / 11 Vehicles 
• RCMP Site Office in Old Perlican where an RCMP officer works one day per week 

Education Facilities:

• Avalon West School Board
• Tricon Elementary, Grades k - 7
• Baccalieu Collegiate (Old Perlican)
• Public and Private Post-Secondary Facilities are available in Carbonear and nearby Bay Roberts
• Keyin College
• College of the North Atlantic
• Canadian Training Institute
• Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL 

Other Services:

• Telecommunications (Telephone, Internet, and Cellular Service) 
• Media Services - Regional and Provincial Newspapers, Cable TV with 34 channels, regional radio station at Carbonear
• Various Recreation Facilities (Softball field) 
• Development Organizations (Harbour Authority, Recreation Commission, Heritage Commission) 
• Others (church groups, Sea Cadets, Girl Guides, Brownies) 
• Grocery Store 
• Convenience Store 
• Take Out 


For more information contact:

The Town of Bay de Verde
P.O. Box 10
Bay de Verde, NL A0A 1E0
Telephone: (709) 587-2260
Fax: (709) 587-2049


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