St. Alban's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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St. Alban's
Town
Coordinates: 47°52′31″N 55°50′29″W / 47.87528°N 55.84139°W / 47.87528; -55.84139Coordinates: 47°52′31″N 55°50′29″W / 47.87528°N 55.84139°W / 47.87528; -55.84139
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Population
 • Total 1,372
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709
Website St. Alban's official site

St. Alban's is a town of approximately 1,400 located in the Bay d'Espoir estuary on the south coast of Newfoundland, Canada. St. Alban's is the largest community in Bay d'Espoir.

In 2016, the community was damaged by Hurricane Matthew and the road leading into the community was destroyed. The nearby town of Conne River provides boat rides into the community while the road is being repaired.[1]

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Hurricane Mathew[edit]

St. Alban's, along with much of the rest of Newfoundland & Labrador, was gravely affected by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.[2] Road access to the town was temporarily cut off by flooding.[2]

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