Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador
|— Town —|
|Province||Newfoundland and Labrador|
|• Total||12.92 km2 (4.99 sq mi)|
|• Density||14.8/km2 (38/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)|
The harbour at Trinity was first used by fishing ships around the 16th century. The Portuguese explorer Gaspar Corte-Real named the location "Trinity" as he arrived on Trinity Sunday, 1501. It was settled by merchants from Poole, England during the 18th century. The town contains a number of buildings recognized as Registered Heritage Structures by the province.
According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:
- Population: 191
- % Change (2001–2006): -20.4
- Dwellings: 146
- Area (km²): 12.92
- Density (persons per km²): 14.8
Trinity is the birthplace of Bob Fowler, an olympic runner who competed at the 1904 and 1906 olympic games. In 1909, Fowler set the world record for fastest time in a marathon, finishing in 2:52:45.4 at a race in Yonkers, New York.