|Motto: "In Media Silva Maneo" (Latin)
"In the center of the forest, I remain"
|Province||Newfoundland and Labrador|
|• Mayor||Robert (Bob) Hobbs|
|• Total||28.12 km2 (10.86 sq mi)|
|• Density||118.8/km2 (308/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)|
It is in Division No. 6, on the Exploits River, near the town of Grand Falls-Windsor and the town of Botwood. It is commonly thought of as having the warmest summer temperatures in all of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The railroad played a major part in the area's history, as the town was a central hub during the travels of the "Newfie Bullet". There is a trestle in the town which is the longest east of Quebec. The existing trestle is the last of many which were built and destroyed by the strong ice flows (and a flood) that occur in the winter. The town sits along the Exploits River which flows through and to the falls from which the town takes its name.
Bishop's Falls also boasts a few famous NHL names, such as Alex Faulkner.
According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:
- Population: 3,399
- % Change (2001–2006): -7.8
- Dwellings: 1,413
- Area (km²): 28.12
- Density (persons per km²): 120.9
|North: Division No. 6, Subd. C|
|West: Division No. 6, Subd. C
||East: Division No. 6, Subd. D|
|South: Division No. 6, Subd. C|
- Alex Faulkner, first National Hockey League player from Newfoundland and Labrador
- George Faulkner, first professional hockey player from Newfoundland and Labrador (minor-pro)
- Scott Simms, MP - member of Parliament and former Weather Network broadcaster
- Town of Bishop's Falls
- Bishop's Falls- Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, vol.1, p. 198-199.