Appleton, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Appleton is located in Newfoundland
Location of Appleton in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 48°59′08″N 54°51′53″W / 48.98556°N 54.86472°W / 48.98556; -54.86472
Country Canada
Province Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division6
IncorporatedFebruary 27, 1962
 • MayorGarrett Watton
 • Land6.39 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
 • Total574
Time zoneUTC-3:30 (Newfoundland Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2:30 (Newfoundland Daylight)
Area code(s)709

Appleton (2016 Population 574) is a town in the northeastern part of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

It is located in Division No. 6, on Gander Lake, south east of Glenwood. Appleton was incorporated on February 27, 1962.

On January 27, 1962, a public meeting was held at the Appleton Community School for the purpose of organizing the community under the Community Councils Act. Mr. William B. Temple acted as Chairman and Lewis C. Little acted as Secretary. There were thirty-seven voters in attendance. It was voted that there would be five members on the Appleton Community Council:

-Miss Zippoorah Steele -Mr. Wilfred Richards -Mr. Lewis C. Little -Mr. Leslie Reid -Mr. Cyril Ford

  Population in 2016     574  
  Population change from 2011     -7.7%  
  Median age (2016)     48.2  
  Number of families (2016)     195  
  Number of married couples (2016)     320  
  Total number of dwellings (2016)     240  
  Catholic   (2001);   23.5%  
  Protestant (2001)     75.7%  
  2016 Land Area (km²)     6.39  


North: Division No. 6, Subd. E
West: Glenwood
East: Division No. 6, Subd. E
South: Division No. 6, Subd. E

See also


  1. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Appleton, Town [Census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador". Statistics Canada. Retrieved October 20, 2019.

Coordinates: 48°59′08″N 54°51′53″W / 48.98556°N 54.86472°W / 48.98556; -54.86472