Port Anson NL

Port Anson NL

Port Anson, Newfoundland and Labrador, is one of two small towns on Sunday Cove Island, and is reachable by causeway. It is a seaside community that is spread out over a fairly wide area for a small town. Gas is available, and there is one convenience store. Children go to school at Dorset Collegiate in Pilley’s Island,  or at Green Bay South Academy in Robert’s Arm.

History Tidbit: In 1904, tragedy struck when a forest fire destroyed 10 of the 15 houses in Port Anson. Families were evacuated to nearby Pilley’s Island for safety and care.

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Type of Local Governance: Town
Community Hall Tel: 652-3683

Population 130 (StatCan Census 2016)

Location: Route 381
Lat/Long (DMS) 49° 32′ 12″ N, 55° 51′ 7″ W (Decimal) 49.5366639, -55.8520028

Distance from Trans Canada Highway: 31kms, approx. 25 mins driving

Cell Service Available: Yes, but may be spotty reception

Port Anson Phone Numbers are found under Robert’s Arm in the phone book.

Redemption Pentecostal Tabernacle
Town Hall
Children’s Playground (portion of which is a small skate park)
Covered picnic area (single table) overlooking the bay

Port Anson on the Web

The picnic area and lookout in Port Anson
The picnic area and lookout in Port Anson

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