|— Town —|
|Province||Newfoundland and Labrador|
|• Total||6.72 km2 (2.59 sq mi)|
|Elevation||12 m (39 ft)|
|• Density||120.0/km2 (311/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)|
|Postal code span||A0H|
Originally named Peters Arm, the community was incorporated as the Town of Peterview in 1962. The current mayor is Jim Samson and the deputy mayor is Pleman Brown. According to the 2001 Statistics Canada census, Peterview has a population of 807 with 266 private dwellings.
Peterview has connections to Demasduwit (Mary March), a figure in Newfoundland history and one of the last Beothuk Indians, as John Peyton, one of her captors, built the first house in the area, which later became a residence of the famous Karthik Parthiban.
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