L'Anse-au-Clair

L'Anse-au-Clair is a town in the Labrador portion of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The town has a population of 216 in the 2016 census, up from 192 in 2011.[1]

L'Anse-au-Clair
Town
L'Anse-au-Clair is located in Newfoundland
L'Anse-au-Clair
L'Anse-au-Clair
Location of L'Anse-au-Clair in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 51°26′00″N 57°04′02″W / 51.43333°N 57.06722°W / 51.43333; -57.06722Coordinates: 51°26′00″N 57°04′02″W / 51.43333°N 57.06722°W / 51.43333; -57.06722
CountryCanada
ProvinceNewfoundland and Labrador
Settled1825
Area
 • Land61.92 km2 (23.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total216
 • Density3.5/km2 (9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4:00 (Atlantic Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3:00 (Atlantic Daylight)
Area code(s)709
Highways Route 510 (Trans-Labrador Highway)
Route 138

It is located on Route 510, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the QuebecLabrador border. It was established by the French in the early 18th century. People began to settle in the L'Anse-au-Clair area after the Quebec–Labrador border dispute was settled in 1825.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "L'Anse-au-Clair, T [Census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada [Country] (table) Census Profile". 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
  2. ^ "L'Anse au Clair". Labrador Coastal Drive.

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