Pouch Cove

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pouch Cove
Town
Town of Pouch Cove
Official seal of Pouch Cove
Seal
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,866
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709
Website Pouch Cove

Pouch Cove is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. As of 2011 the population is 1866 Canada 2011 Census. It is located on the northeast Avalon Peninsula of the province. The town is a 20-25 minute drive to St. John's, the province's capital city. Pouch Cove was founded many centuries ago and has an active council within the town. It was officially incorporated in 1970. The post office was established in 1975. It is said that Pouch Cove is the "first to see the sun" rise in North America.

The municipality of Pouch Cove also encompasses the smaller rural settlement of Shoe Cove.

Coordinates: 47°46′01″N 52°46′01″W / 47.767°N 52.767°W / 47.767; -52.767

See also[edit]