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Incorporated in 1972
Population in 1976 was 840

A town in the southwestern part of Conception Bay, between Conception Harbor and Marysvale, about 68 km (42 mi) from St. John's. The first person listed as having possessions there was James Hedderson in 1766, and by 1803 sixteen settlers were listed. In 1836 it had 301 people and from c. 1860 until 1976 the population fluctuated between 400 and 840 reaching a Nineteenth Century high of 706 in 1884.



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