1. St. Anthony
Settled in the early 16th century, St. Anthony is on the Northern tip of Newfoundland Land. It is a popular tourist destination, known for its icebergs and whale watching.
A small fishing community located on the Eastern side of the Great Northern Peninsula. First inhabited in the 1800's.
3. Hawke's Bay
Named after British Admiral Edward Hawke in 1766, this small town was first settled in the early 20th century and is remembered today as a logging town.
4. La Scie
Located at the head of the Baie Verte Peninsula, this town received its name from the French meaning "The Saw", referring to the hills around the community which resemble the teeth of a saw.
5. Daniel's Harbour
Located on the West Coast of Newfoundland, Daniel's Harbour was a mining town for seventeen years until the zinc mine was shut down in 1990. It remains a traditional fishing community today.
6. King's Point
Located on the North Shore of the Southwest arm of Green Bay, this town has many tourist attractions including icebergs, whales, waterfalls and beautiful hiking trails.
7. Cox's Cove
A small fishing and logging community settled in 1840 by Thomas O'Grady and George, John and William Cox who were herring and lobster fishermen.
The coastal town of Lourdes is located on Newfoundland's Port Au Port Peninsula.
9. Isle Aux Morts
A historic community located on the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland. Named after a formerly inhabited nearby island and is a reference to many shipwrecks off he coast. Isle Aux Morts translates from French into English as "Island of the Dead".
Located on the South Coast of Newfoundland. It is believed by some that the area was discovered by the Portuguese and given the name Virgio; this subsequently over time became Burgeo, possibly a British pronunciation or adaption.
A fishing community nestled in a valley surrounded by many hills. Located along the South Coast of Newfoundland, Hermitage has many tourist attractions including hiking trails, summer festivals and more!
A natural harbour protected by a spit of land and two breakwaters on the West Coast of the Burin Peninsula. Garnish is well known for its lumbering and lobstering operations.
13. St. Lawrence
Found along the Southeast Coast of the Burin Peninsula, St. Lawrence was once well known for its fishing and mining industry.
14. St. Bride's
A small fishing community on the Cape Shore of Newfoundland. St. Bride's is named for the Irish St. Brigid, which reflects the community's strong ties to the Southeast of Ireland.
15. St. Shotts
St. Shotts' coastline played havoc with early ocean travellers, leading to many shipwrecks and resulting in the area being nicknamed "Graveyard of the Atlantic" by locals. Despite the challenging ocean conditions, the inshore fishery remains the backbone of the local economy.
Once called Broad Cove, this small fishing town is located along the Southern Shore and can date inhabitants back to the late 18th century. Renews Cappahayden was one of the first harbours in North America to be frequented by Europeans.
17. Tors Cove
Nestled in a scenic and sheltered harbour, Tors Cove, formerly Toads Cove, was another stopping point for visiting migratory fishermen in the late 17th century.
18. Petty Harbour
Located on the Eastern Shore of the Avalon Peninsula, Petty Harbour was settled back in the 1600s and is the site of the first hydroelectric generating station in Newfoundland and Labrador.
19. Pouch Cove
It is said that Pouch Cove is the first to see the sun rise in North America and is located on the Northeast Avalon Peninsula.
Settled in 1612, Brigus was home to Captain Bob Bartlett. The name Brigus comes from the Brickhouse, which was the name of an old town in England.
The first English colony in Canada. In 2010 Cupids turned 400 years old and the site of the original 1610 colony was named a Provincial Historic Site.
22. Arnold's Cove
Settled in the early 1800s, Arnold's Cove is now home to several natural treasures such as The Bordeaux Hiking Trail, whale watching areas, a bird sanctuary and beautiful coastal scenery.
23. Heart's Desire
It is said the town of Heart's Desire was named after a pirate ship which ravaged both sides of the Atlantic for years until 1620 when the ship was captured. Like most communities in the area, the residents made their living from the sea and the land.
Settled in the 18th century, Trinity received its name from Portuguese explorer, Gaspar Corte-Real, as arrived on Trinity Sunday.
Located on the East Coast of Newfoundland, this town has a variety of natural resources and opportunities for primary economic activities including fishing, logging and more.
Well known for being built on many small islands, Newtown is home of the Barbour Living Heritage Village. Settlement originated when people located from nearby areas around 1850.
27. Joe Batt's Arm
Before the first settlers from Europe arrived, the land and sea of Joe Batt's Arm was used by the Beothuck to hunt and gather food. This community is filled with cultural heritage, beautiful scenery and natural resources.
Located on the West Coast of Newfoundland, Summerside is surrounded by breathtaking scenery.