Bishop's Cove

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Bishop's Cove
Town
Bishop's Cove is located in Newfoundland
Bishop's Cove
Bishop's Cove
Location of Bishop's Cove in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 47°38′06.59″N 53°13′55.29″W / 47.6351639°N 53.2320250°W / 47.6351639; -53.2320250Coordinates: 47°38′06.59″N 53°13′55.29″W / 47.6351639°N 53.2320250°W / 47.6351639; -53.2320250
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Incorporated 1969
Area
 • Land 4.9 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 329
 • Density 174.1/km2 (451/sq mi)
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

Bishop's Cove is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador situated in Spaniard's Bay on the Avalon Peninsula. It had a population of 329 in the Canada 2006 Census.

Originally called Bread and Cheese Cove, the cove was renamed for the Rev. John Inglis, an Anglican bishop who toured Newfoundland in 1827 after it became part of his diocese. Early family names in the area include "Smith", "Barrett" and several variations of "Menchions", with possible claims to the land going back as early as 1625.

On the shore of Conception Bay

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