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10 Interesting Facts About Grand Falls-Windsor

Facts About Grand Falls-Windsor

  • Grand Falls-Windsor is a town located in the central region of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
  • The town is known as “Qapskuk” in the Mi’kmaq language.
  • The town is the largest in the central region, the fifth largest in the province.
  • Grand Falls-Windsor was incorporated in 1991 when the two former towns of Grand Falls and Windsor amalgamated.
  • The Estimated Population of Grand Falls-Windsor is 14,171.
  • In 1905, the town of Grand Falls was established as a company town using Garden City principles expounded by Ebenezer Howard.
  • Harmsworth Hall became a Registered Heritage Structure in 1998.
  • Grand Falls is named after the river’s spectacular falls
  • Grand Falls is 48 m / 157 ft above sea level.
  • Grand Falls Station changed its name to Windsor in honour of the British Royal Family, the House of Windsor.
Facts About Grand Falls-Windsor
Facts About Grand Falls-Windsor

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