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The Community of New Harbour


New Harbour is located on Route 80 in scenic Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. New Harbour is just 12 km from the Trans Canada Highway and 86 km from the capital city, St. John's.

Population Demographics:

• The total population is approximately 1000.

Industries / Economic Activity:

• Small businesses and fish processing plants are the main employer's in New Harbour. Some residents commute to St. John's and other surrounding communities for employment.

Agriculture - Farming emu and ostriches, livestock, poultry
Aquaculture - Cod
Fishery -Multi species / fish processing plants
Manufacturing / Retail - Crafts, furniture, hardwood flooring
Construction - Heavy equipment, general construction and electrical

Municipal Services:

• The community of New Harbour is a Local Service District where a committee is in charge of community services. This committee is responsible for the collection of fees for services rendered. • Weekly garbage collection. 
• Fire Protection Services - Seaside Volunteer Fire Department (6 km) 

Real Estate:

• Average price of a three-bedroom bungalow: $35,000 
• Average rental cost of a house: $350 per month 
• Average rental cost of a two-bedroom apartment: $300 per month 
• Home heating sources available include wood, electric, oil, and propane 


• United Church
• Anglican Church
• Salvation Army
• Pentecostal
• Jehovah Witness
• New Life Ministries

Law Enforcement / Crime Prevention:

• Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Whitbourne Detachment (16 km) - 7 Police Officers / 3 Vehicles 
• Citizens on Patrol Program

Education Facilities:

Avalon West School Board 
Woodland Elementary Grades k-6  
Acreman Elementary Grades K-6 
Cresent Collegiate, Blaketown Levels 1, 2, 3 

• 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:

• Bus Service to and from St. John's
• Telecommunications (Telephone, Internet and Cellular Service)
• Media Services - Regional and Provincial Newspapers, Cable TV, Satellitte, Community Channel, regional radio station at Carbonear
• Various Recreation Facilities (e.g. Horseshoe Pitches, Playground, Natural Swimming Hole & Softball Field, etc.) 
• Development Organizations (New Harbour Development Corporation / Harbour Authority) 
• Others (Church Groups, Sea Cadets)

Commercial Services:

• Automotive Repair Shops 
• Grocery Store 
• Pharmacy 
• Retail Store 
• Bakeries 
• Beauty Salons 
• Convenience Stores 
• Home Care Service 
• Flower Shop 
• Take-outs 
• Barber Shop 
• Sheet Metal Specialists 
• Furnace Maintenance & Repair 
• Construction & Heavy Equipment / Trucking 
• Fish Processing Plants 
• Furniture & Flooring Store 
• Photo Studio 

Service Organizations:

• Lions Club 
• Royal Canadian Legion 
• Loyal Orange Lodge 
• Society of United Fishermen

For more information:

New Harbour Local Service District
New Harbour, NL A0B 2P0


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