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Facts & Figures
When was North West River Founded?
Inuit and Innu occupied this land for 6000 years. The first Europeans came in 1743.
 
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Where is North West River Located?
North West River is located in Central Labrador, 33 km from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on Canada's east coast.
 
How Big is North West River?
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North West River is approximately 5 square kms., with a population of 553 according to the 2011 census.
 
What is North West River's Climate Like?
Winters in North West River last from late November to mid-April, with temperatures averaging -10°C to -15°C and dropping to as low as -30°C. Summer lasts from June to early September, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C and reaching as high as 34°C. January is the coldest month averaging -16°C, while July is the warmest month averaging 17° C. Snowfall averages 400 cm a year most of which falls between December and March. Rainfall averages 480 mm per year, July being the wettest month.
 

2015 Town of North West River

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