Swift Current, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Swift Current is located in Newfoundland and Labrador
Swift Current
Swift Current

Swift Current is a local service district and designated place in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Swift Current is located approximately 20km south of Goobies.[1]

Geography[edit]

Swift Current is in Newfoundland within Subdivision K of Division No. 2.[2] It is on Mouse Islet to the northeast of the Burin Peninsula between Grand Le Pierre and Goobies, 5 kilometres west of the Black River. The Burin Peninsula Highway (Route 210) passes through Swift Current.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Swift Current recorded a population of 207 living in 91 of its 123 total private dwellings, a change of -0.5% from its 2011 population of 208. With a land area of 10.62 km2 (4.10 sq mi), it had a population density of 19.5/km2 (50.5/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

Government[edit]

Swift Current is a local service district (LSD)[4] that is governed by a committee responsible for the provision of certain services to the community.[5] The chair of the LSD committee is Ward Butt.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (September 3, 2017). "Route 210 intersection at Route 1" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  2. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions, census subdivisions (municipalities) and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Newfoundland and Labrador)". Statistics Canada. February 7, 2018. Retrieved December 23, 2021.
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Newfoundland and Labrador)". Statistics Canada. February 7, 2018. Retrieved December 22, 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Directory of Local Service Districts" (PDF). Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. October 2021. Retrieved January 1, 2022.
  5. ^ "Local Service Districts – Frequently Asked Questions". Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Retrieved January 1, 2022.

Coordinates: 47°53′02″N 54°12′41″W / 47.883931°N 54.211349°W / 47.883931; -54.211349