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Conception Harbour

Incorporated in 1972
Population in 1976 was 910

Conception Harbour
(inc. 1972; Pop. 1976, 910).

A town in the southwestern part of Conception Bay between Avondale and Colliers 64 km (40 mi) from St. John's. Until C. 1870 it was known as Cat's Cove. Tradition has it that Brian Collins was the first to settle there in the 17s. By 1803 there were seven men with possessions there and by 1836 the population was about 250.



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