Cape St. George, Newfoundland and Labrador

Cape St. George is a headland and community of the same name, located at the southwestern tip of the Port au Port Peninsula on the Canadian island of Newfoundland.

Cape St. George

Cap Saint-Georges (French)
Town
Nickname(s): 
Kwesowaak - end of the land
Cape St. George
Location of Cape St. George in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 48°28′12″N 59°15′00″W
Country Canada
Province Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division#4
Government
  MayorPeter Fenwick
Population
 (2016)[1]
  Total853
Time zoneUTC-3:30 (Newfoundland Time)
  Summer (DST)UTC-2:30 (Newfoundland Daylight)
Area code(s)709

The headland marks the northwestern limit of St. George's Bay.

The town is associated with the Franco-Newfoundlander and Mi'kmaq community, and may also be referred to as Cap Saint-Georges in French. In addition to the main townsite of Cape St. George itself, the municipal boundaries also encompass the settlements of Petit Jardin, Grand Jardin, De Grau, Red Brook, Loretto and Marches Point.

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