Come By Chance, Newfoundland and Labrador

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This article is about the town in Newfoundland and Labrador. For the town in New South Wales, see Come By Chance, New South Wales.
Come By Chance
Town
Come By Chance is located in Newfoundland
Come By Chance
Come By Chance
Location of Come By Chance in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 47°51′N 53°59′W / 47.850°N 53.983°W / 47.850; -53.983
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division 1
Area
 • Land 41.7 km2 (16.1 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 265
 • Density 6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

Come By Chance is a town on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is in Division 1 on Placentia Bay.

Located in this town is Newfoundland's only oil refinery, the Come By Chance Refinery operated by North Atlantic Refining Company, which has a capacity of 115,000 barrels per day (18,300 m3/d).

According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census:

  • Population: 265
  • % Change (1996-2001): -11.7
  • Dwellings: 116
  • Area (km².): 41.7
  • Density (persons per km².): 6.4

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Coordinates: 47°51′00″N 53°59′00″W / 47.85000°N 53.98333°W / 47.85000; -53.98333