Arnold's Cove

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Arnold's Cove
Drake House
Drake House
Official seal of Arnold's Cove
Arnold's Cove is located in Newfoundland
Arnold's Cove
Arnold's Cove
Location of Arnold's Cove in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 47°45′42″N 53°58′57″W / 47.76167°N 53.98250°W / 47.76167; -53.98250Coordinates: 47°45′42″N 53°58′57″W / 47.76167°N 53.98250°W / 47.76167; -53.98250
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division 1
Incorporated 1967
 • Total 4.93 km2 (1.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 990
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

Arnold's Cove (2006 Population 1,003) is a town on Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

It is in Division 1 on Placentia Bay. In 1864 there was one family. By 1893 there was a post office. It was a fishing settlement located approximately two kilometers from the Newfoundland Railway, located 35 miles from Placentia Junction.

The first postmaster was Jason Hollett His wife was Mrs. Patrick Lambe.[citation needed] It was a Local Improvement District in 1967 and incorporated as a town the same year. It had a population of 100 in 1911 and 1,160 in 1976. It has been a center of economic growth recently, due to its proximity to projects involved with the Hibernia offshore oil platform.


2006 census[1]
  Population change from 2001     -2.1%  
  Median age (2001)     42.0  
  Number of families (2001)     310  
  Number of married couples (2001)     250  
  Total number of dwellings (2006)     436  
  Catholic (2001)     11.3%  
  Protestant (2001)     87.7%  
  2006 Land Area (km².)     4.93  
North: Subdivision 1A
West: Come By Chance
Arnold's Cove
East: Subdivision 1A
South: Subdivision 1A

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