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The Community of Grates Cove


Grates Cove is located on Route 70, and is the most northerly community on the Bay de Verde Peninsula. A Local Service District with a population of approximately 300 people.

Population Demographics:

• Total Population: 300

Industries / Economic Activity:

• The majority of people work outside the community, primarily at fish processing plants in nearby Old Perlican and Bay de Verde.

General Services:

• The community of Grate's Cove is a Local Service District where a committee is in charge of community services. This committee handles the collection of fees for garbage.

• Weekly garbage collection 
• Fire Protection Services - Bay de Verde Volunteer Fire Department

Real Estate:

• Average price of a three-bedroom bungalow: $20,000 - $25,000 
• Average rental cost of a house: $200 - $250 per month 
• Average rental cost of a two-bedroom apartment: $200 - $250 per month 
• Home heating sources available include wood, electric, oil, and propane


• United
• Anglican
• Roman Catholic

Law Enforcement / Crime Prevention:

• Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Harbour Grace Detachment (75 km) - 27 RCMP Officers / 11 Vehicles 
• RCMP Site Office in Old Perlican (10 km) where an officer works once a 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, regional radio station at Carbonear
• Various Recreation Facilities (Recreation Centre, Playground, Picnic Area, Volleyball, etc...) 
• Development Organizations (Cabot Rock Heritage) 
• Others (church groups, Girl Guides/Brownies, Beavers/Scouts, Sea Cadets) 

Commercial Services:

• Grocery Store

Service Organizations:

• Harbour Authority

For more information:

Brendon Meadus
General Delivery
Grates Cove
Trinity Bay, NL A0A 2L0
Telephone: (709) 587-2722


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