King's Cove

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For the American city, see King Cove.
King's Cove
Town
Motto: Athens of the North
Coordinates: 48°33′32″N 53°22′24″W / 48.55889°N 53.37333°W / 48.55889; -53.37333
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Government
Population (2011)
 • Total 111
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

King's Cove is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The town had a population of 111 in the Canada 2011 Census and 121 in the Canada 2006 Census. In 1940 it had a population of 345. In 1956 it was 262. The Post Office was established in 1851. Its founder was James Aylward from Keels,[citation needed] who was born in Ireland in county Cork in 1690. His direct descendants still live in the community.

Population History

  • Population in 2011 - 111
  • Population in 2006 - 121
  • Population in 2001 - 159
  • Population in 1996 - 175
  • Population in 1991 - 214
  • Population in 1956 - 262
  • Population in 1940 - 345

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Coordinates: 48°33′32″N 53°22′24″W / 48.55889°N 53.37333°W / 48.55889; -53.37333