The Town of St. George’s is a community of 1,203 people – located on the southeastern shore of Flat Bay. It is approximately 17 km from Stephenville (the largest community and service centre in the region) and 136 km from Channel – Port Aux Basques (the gateway to Newfoundland). The closest communities are Stephenville Crossing and Flat Bay.
The average household size is 2.7, and the estimated number of private dwellings is 541. Of the 1,203 persons in St. George’s, over 55% of our community are proud to belong to the Mi’kmaq Nation; most of our linage hail from the Webb’s, Young’s, Benoit’s, Brake’s, King’s, Oliver’s, Stride’s, Muise’s and Bernard families.
A full recap of history can be seen at the beautiful K’Taqmkuk Mi’kmaw Cultural Historic Museum located in the St. George’s Indian Band Building (formerly the old court house).
Some information was taken from Statistics Canada (2016 Profile).