Conception Bay South - Newfoundland and Labrador

Route 60

The scenic and historic town of Conception Bay South (CBS) is nestled on the south side of Conception Bay, and strategically located just minutes from St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador's capital city along The Admiral's Coast.

The town was formed from the amalgamation of several smaller communities; Topsail, Chamberlains, Manuels, Long Pond, Foxtrap, Kelligrews, Upper Gullies, Lawrence Pond and Seal Cove all of which follow the coastline of Conception Bay.

CBS is one of the interesting areas in the province. Those with an interest in palaeontology, geology, and a love of nature will want to explore Manuels River Linear Park.

The growing Town is home to 24,000 residents who enjoy the quality of life of our Town and some of the best weather in the province The Town has a thriving business community and our location and residential growth make Conception Bay South a great place to live and do business. A varied coastline offers spectacular views of Kelly's Island, Little Bell Island, and Bell Island. Conception Bay is a popular choice for divers and sailors, from Foxtrap Marina to the Town's Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club.

The Town has two modern and well-equipped high schools, two junior high schools, and four primary/elementary schools. The College of the North Atlantic's Seal Cove Campus is the College's petroleum training center, offering entry level and continuing education programs for the companies involved in the province's offshore petroleum industry.

Conception Bay South is situated on the Northeast Avalon Peninsula, approximately 20 kilometers from St. John's. It is one of the province's newest Towns made up of some of Newfoundland's oldest settlements. The Town is strategically located - just minutes from the St. John's airport, downtown St. John's, and industrial areas in Paradise, Mount Pearl and St. John's. In addition to the excellent highway infrastructure, the Town has a modern port, prime commercial land and major amenities. The Town is less than 30 minutes drive from the major health care facilities serving the region.

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