Conception Bay South, NL, incorporated as a town in 1973, population 24 848 (2011c), 21 966 (2006c). The town of Conception Bay South is located on the southeast shore of Conception Bay on the Avalon Peninsula. The town, 32 km long, 5 km wide, comprises a number of smaller former settlements that ring the shoreline: Topsail, Chamberlains, Manuels, Long Pond, Foxtrap, Kelligrews, Upper Gullies, Lawrence Pond and Seal Cove. Most of the constituent settlements were founded by fishermen before 1800. Crops were grown in the areas backing the fishing sites and sold in nearby St John's.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Pitt, Janet E.m. and Robert D. Pitt. "Conception Bay South". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 04 March 2015, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/conception-bay-south. Accessed 07 December 2023.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Pitt, J., & Pitt, R. (2015). Conception Bay South. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/conception-bay-south
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Pitt, Janet E.m. , and Robert D. Pitt. "Conception Bay South." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published September 12, 2012; Last Edited March 04, 2015.
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Conception Bay South," by Janet E.m. Pitt, and Robert D. Pitt, Accessed December 07, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/conception-bay-south
Conception Bay South
Published Online September 12, 2012
Last Edited March 4, 2015