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The Avalon Gateway region is a collection of twenty-four communities outlining the east shores of Placentia Bay and the west and north shores of St. Mary’s Bay.  Ten communities are incorporated municipalities and six communities are served by four Local Service Districts (LSDs).


Of the twenty four communities, Placentia is the largest with a population of approximately 4300 or 60% of the Zone’s population.  The next three largest communities have a population of approximately 500.  The Avalon Gateway region has a considerable number of volunteer groups and associations.  They play a critical role in efforts related to community and economic development.  Below are just a few of the organizations and groups that serve the area.  If you have a website that would be of benefit to the communities of the region, please contact Avalon Gateway to have your site added to this page.  


Eastern School District site provides information and links to all the schools in the region.

Eastern Health serves the region's health care needs.

Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador promotes healthy living in the area.

CIRC/EOS provides Career Development Information to residents from Branch to Southern Harbour. promotes local events and not for profit organizations.

Placentia Historical Society provides information on the history of the region.

Town of Placentia has a website that gives visitors information on Placentia, past and present.

Branch Digital Archive has a collection of photos and information on the areas around Branch.

Long Harbour Development Corp. website has information on Long Harbour and Mount Arlington Heights.

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