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Flower's Cove
Population: 270
Contact:
Services:
Yes ATM
Yes Cell phone service
Yes DSL/Cable Internet
Yes Fire services
Yes Garbage collection
Yes Postal services
No Town Water & Sewer Hook-up
Yes Water & sewer
Shopping:
No Campground
Yes Convenience items
Yes Food service
Yes Gasoline
Yes Groceries
Yes Pharmacy
Note: Although the Town provides water services, it does not operate a municipal sewage system.
Travel by road to main centres...
Corner Brook365 km(219 mi)
Deer Lake315 km(189 mi)
St Anthony104 km(62 mi)
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Flower's Cove is a fishing, business and administrative centre, which serves the area between Plum Point and Eddies Cove East. The town is located on the North western side of the Great Northern Peninsula, and was once called French Island Harbour. Some people still call it "The Harbour". Local lore claims that Flowers is a generic term used in Italian for any rock just appearing on the surface of the water. During his mapping expeditions in 1764, Captain James Cook labeled Flower's Cove "Flour Cove". The period of greatest growth in population in the area occurred during its first period of settlement. In 1951 the population stood at 281 and by 1966 it had reached 338. The early economy of the area was based on seals, herring, cod and some furring.
 
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Facilities & Services
Banks:
· Bank of Nova Scotia
For Children and Youth:
· Family Resource Centre
· Regional Community Youth Centre
Government Offices/Organizations:
· H&R Block (Seasonal)
· Motor Registration Services
· Office of Child, Youth & Family Services
Health Services:
· Strait of Belle Isle Health Centre
Public Services:
· RCMP
Recreation Facilities:
· Outdoor, Multi-Sport Recreation Field
· Thrombolites Walking Trail/ Marjorie Bridge
· White Rock Walking Trail
Religious Institutions:
· Roman Catholic Church
· St. Barnabas Anglican Church
· United Church of Flowers Cove
Schools:
· Canon Richards Memorial Academy
Senior's Homes:
· Ivy Durley Place
· Richfell Place
More Shopping:
· Accommodations
· Crafts and Gifts
· Finance and Insurance
· General Retail
· Hairdresser/Barber/Tanning Salon
· Liquor and Wine
· Pharmacy/Drug Store
· Snowmobiles, ATVs & Motorcycles
Volunteer Service Groups:
· Harbour Authority
· Lions Club
 
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