St. Mary's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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St. Mary's
Town
St. Mary's is located in Newfoundland
St. Mary's
St. Mary's
Location of St. Mary's in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 46°54′49″N 53°34′6″W / 46.91361°N 53.56833°W / 46.91361; -53.56833Coordinates: 46°54′49″N 53°34′6″W / 46.91361°N 53.56833°W / 46.91361; -53.56833
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division 1
Settled 1600s
Incorporated (town) 1966
Government
 • Mayor Joseph Dillon
 • MHA Felix Collins (PC)
 • MP Scott Andrews (L)
Area
 • Land 37.05 km2 (14.31 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 439
 • Density 11.8/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

St. Mary's (46°54′49″N 53°34′6″W / 46.91361°N 53.56833°W / 46.91361; -53.56833 NST) is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The town had a population of 439 in the Canada 2011 Census.

The majority of employment in the community is from the local seafood processing plant, operating in summer months.[1] Most plant workers receive E.I. benefits during the off season. The town has a Catholic church, a Bed & Breakfast[2] (which provides the only overnight accommodations in the area), a small pub, and 2 gas stations which also serve as convienence stores.

Point La Haye Beach is a popular picnic location in summer, and is located very near an automated lighthouse and long, natural barachois. Other than this, there are little tourist attractions in the area, and most tourists are travellers of the Irish Loop Drive,[3] passing through the town.

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