Comfort Cove-Newstead

Comfort Cove-Newstead is a small, but picturesque fishing community Located outside Campbellton, on the east coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, (on the Bay of Exploits).

Comfort Cove-Newstead
Town
Aerial view featuring the fish plant, the major employer of the community.
Comfort Cove-Newstead
Location of Comfort Cove-Newstead in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 49°23′57.50″N 54°51′51.09″W
Country Canada
Province Newfoundland and Labrador
Area
  Total29.83 km2 (11.52 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2016)
  Total407[1]
Time zoneUTC-3:30 (Newfoundland Time)
  Summer (DST)UTC-2:30 (Newfoundland Daylight)
Area code(s)709

It has a recently renovated town hall, fire department, corner store, with post office, two churches, and other services including a fish processing plant and a vegetable farm.

There are many services such as a playground, town hall, community center, fish plant, fire hall, local store, vegetable farm and more. The kids in this town, along with those from Campbellton, Birchy Bay, Baytona, Loon Bay and Michaels Harbour attend a k-9 school in the Campbellton and high school in Lewisporte.

There are about 248 private dwellings, in Comfort Cove-Newstead, covering a land area of about 29.83 square km. There is a Salvation Army, United Church, and Cull's Point Cemetery there.

Demographics

Comfort Cove-Newstead had a population of 407 as of 2016 down from 451 in 2011 census.[1]

Climate

Climate data for Comfort Cove-Newstead
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 12.4
(54.3)
12.5
(54.5)
15.6
(60.1)
22
(72)
28.2
(82.8)
32
(90)
33.3
(91.9)
33.3
(91.9)
27.5
(81.5)
23.9
(75.0)
20
(68)
15
(59)
33.3
(91.9)
Average high °C (°F) −3.1
(26.4)
−3.3
(26.1)
0.3
(32.5)
5
(41)
11.2
(52.2)
17.2
(63.0)
21.8
(71.2)
20.3
(68.5)
15.5
(59.9)
9.5
(49.1)
4.5
(40.1)
−0.6
(30.9)
8.2
(46.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −7.3
(18.9)
−7.7
(18.1)
−4
(25)
1.2
(34.2)
6.4
(43.5)
11.6
(52.9)
16.3
(61.3)
15.5
(59.9)
11
(52)
5.6
(42.1)
1.3
(34.3)
−4.2
(24.4)
3.8
(38.8)
Average low °C (°F) −11.7
(10.9)
−12.3
(9.9)
−8.4
(16.9)
−2.8
(27.0)
1.6
(34.9)
6.1
(43.0)
10.9
(51.6)
10.5
(50.9)
6.4
(43.5)
1.7
(35.1)
−2.1
(28.2)
−8
(18)
−0.7
(30.7)
Record low °C (°F) −27.2
(−17.0)
−32.2
(−26.0)
−27.5
(−17.5)
−14
(7)
−8.3
(17.1)
−2.5
(27.5)
0.6
(33.1)
3.9
(39.0)
−2.2
(28.0)
−6.2
(20.8)
−15.7
(3.7)
−26.1
(−15.0)
−32.2
(−26.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 100
(3.9)
91.7
(3.61)
99.9
(3.93)
87.7
(3.45)
86.6
(3.41)
81.5
(3.21)
81.8
(3.22)
105.1
(4.14)
94.5
(3.72)
108.5
(4.27)
103.7
(4.08)
102.2
(4.02)
1,143.1
(45.00)
Source: 1961-1990 Environment Canada [2]



References

  1. "Comfort Cove-Newstead 2016 Census Profile". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  2. Environment Canada1961–1990. Retrieved 12 October 2012.


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