Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Fogo Island
Town
Town of Fogo Island
Fogo Island Inn
Fogo Island is located in Newfoundland
Fogo Island
Fogo Island
Location of Fogo Island in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 49°40′N 54°11′W / 49.667°N 54.183°W / 49.667; -54.183
CountryCanada
ProvinceNewfoundland and Labrador
Incorporated[1]March 1, 2011
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total2,244
Time zoneUTC-3:30 (Newfoundland Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2:30 (Newfoundland Daylight)
Area code(s)709
Highways MV Veteran
Route 333
Route 334
WebsiteTown of Fogo Island

Fogo Island is a town located on Fogo Island, the largest of the offshore islands in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

History[edit]

The Town of Fogo Island was incorporated on March 1, 2011 following the amalgamation of four towns – Fogo, Joe Batt's Arm-Barr'd Islands-Shoal Bay, Seldom-Little Seldom and Tilting – with the unincorporated balance of the Fogo Island.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Fogo Island recorded a population of 2,244 living in 979 of its 1,460 total private dwellings, a -6.3% change from its 2011 population of 2,395. With a land area of 237.65 km2 (91.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 9.4/km2 (24.5/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

Name Former
status
Population
(2016)
Population
(2011)
Per cent
change
(%)
Occupied
dwellings
Private
dwellings
Land
area
(km²)
Population
density
Fogo[3] Town 658 658 0.0 289 349 5.92 111.2
Joe Batt's Arm-Barr'd Islands-Shoal Bay[3] Town 630 685 -8.0 282 399 26.02 24.2
Seldom-Little Seldom[4] Town 386 427 -9.6 151 180 14.60 26.4
Tilting[4] Town 173 204 -15.2 84 152 17.63 9.8
Balance of Fogo Island[5] Unincorporated 397 421 -5.7 979 1,460 173.48 2.3
Fogo Island[5] 2,244 2,395 -6.3 979 1,460 237.65 9.4

Transportation[edit]

Fogo Island is accessible by ferry or air.[6] The local airstrip is the Fogo Aerodrome.[6]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Interim List of Changes to Municipal Boundaries, Status, and Names From January 2, 2011 to January 1, 2012 (Table 1 - Changes to census subdivisions in alphabetical order by province and territory)" (XLSX). Statistics Canada. November 14, 2012. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Newfoundland and Labrador)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 11, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Fogo, Town [Dissolved census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador and Joe Batt's Arm-Barr'd Islands-Shoal Bay, Town [Dissolved census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador". Statistics Canada. August 9, 2019. Retrieved September 25, 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Seldom-Little Seldom, Town [Dissolved census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador and Tilting, Town [Dissolved census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador". Statistics Canada. August 9, 2019. Retrieved September 25, 2021.
  5. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Fogo Island Region (Part), Region [Dissolved census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador and Fogo Island, Town [Census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador". Statistics Canada. August 9, 2019. Retrieved September 25, 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Travel to Fogo Island". Town of Fogo Island. Retrieved September 25, 2021.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°40′N 54°11′W / 49.667°N 54.183°W / 49.667; -54.183