St. Bride's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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St. Bride's
Town
St. Bride's is located in Newfoundland
St. Bride's
St. Bride's
Location of St. Bride's in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 46°55′19″N 54°10′20″W / 46.92194°N 54.17222°W / 46.92194; -54.17222
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Government
 • Mayor Eugene Manning
Population (2006)
 • Total 386
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

St. Bride's is a small town on the Cape Shore of Newfoundland, Canada. Located 166 km Southwest of the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, St. Bride's is a fishing community with a population of approximately 386 persons as of 2006. The largest codfish ever caught, weighing in at 125 lbs, was landed here in 1905.[citation needed]

St. Bride's is the largest community on the Cape Shore, and serves as an administrative centre. It is home to Fatima Academy and several businesses and government services.

The community is named for the Irish St. Brigid, which reflects the community's strong ties to the southeast of Ireland.

Coordinates: 46°55′N 54°10′W / 46.917°N 54.167°W / 46.917; -54.167