Place:Admiral's Beach, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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NameAdmiral's Beach
Alt namesAdmiral's Beachsource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeCommunity
Coordinates47.005°N 53.642°W
Located inNewfoundland and Labrador, Canada


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Admirals Beach is a rural community located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Previously spelled Admiral's Beach, it is a fishing port located on the island of Newfoundland; specifically it is along a point of land in the southern Avalon Peninsula near Great Colinet Island fronting St. Mary's Bay.

The community was incorporated in January 1968.

History

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Admirals Beach was first settled in the early nineteenth century by a French admiral. In 1864 there were three families living there. By 1911 it had a Post Office and a population of 39. The community grew over the years until a large population came from Great Colinet Island during the resettlement programme of 1956.

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