Welcome to Port Saunders
Port Saunders, Newfoundland Labrador
From humble beginnings as a small fishing town, Port Saunders has grown into a vibrant community. The peaceful and scenic surroundings make the town of Port Saunders a wonderful place to live.
The town of Port Saunders got its name when three British war ships returned from Battle Harbour, Labrador. A ship under the command of "Admiral Saunders" came here and Port Saunders bears his name to the present day.
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Our tourists can count on incredible photo opportunities of our historical waterfront of individual fishing stages and wharves. For travellers looking for an escape, the town of Port Saunders offers tranquility by the ocean.
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Combined with the towns of Port au Choix and Hawkes Bay, the Ingornachoix Region is a major service centre for the central area of the Great Northern Peninsula. Many businesses are established within our town.
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Community services for Port Saunders include a K-12 school and a public library with public internet access. Health care is provided for the town and region at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre.
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Recreation facilities that are available include a ballfield, playground, recreational centre and trails. The regional arena is located in Port au Choix (9 kms north).
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For more information, please visit the Port Saunders Town Office - or contact us by phone at (709) 861-3105 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.