A growing community on the edge of nature.
Welcome to Conception Bay South, one of the fastest growing municipalities in the province with a strong sense of community, and a close connection to nature. Just a 20-minute drive from downtown St. John’s, NL, Conception Bay South is one of the province’s newest towns, made up of some of Newfoundland’s oldest settlements.
The town is quickly becoming the community of choice for families wanting to establish long-term roots. Our favourable climate, rural feel, close proximity to urban amenities, offshore servicing projects, and natural resource processing create an ideal location to live and work on the Avalon Peninsula.
Urban living in a rural setting.
Conception Bay South is a family-oriented community with affordable real estate, excellent schools and recreation facilities, and an ideal mix of rural and urban amenities. The town is focused on creating a healthy and sustainable community. Our residents enjoy a high quality of life, a safe environment, and some of the best weather in the province.
A popular choice for divers, sailors, and nature enthusiasts, Conception Bay South is home to a network of pristine walking and hiking trails, as well as parks, playgrounds, beaches, and marinas, not to mention incredible ocean views. The town has an excellent transportation network to the airport, downtown St. John’s, and major health care facilities. Residents can also avail of numerous local health-related clinics within the town. Municipal services include curbside waste collection and a recycling program, two 24/7 fire stations, a provincial police detachment, and a municipal enforcement unit.
The Town has two modern and well-equipped high schools, two junior high schools, and five primary/elementary schools. The College of the North Atlantic’s Seal Cove Campus (the College’s petroleum training center) offers entry level and continued education programs for companies involved in the province’s offshore petroleum industry.
Incorporated in 1973, Conception Bay South consists of nine communities (Topsail, Chamberlains, Manuels, Long Pond, Foxtrap, Kelligrews, Upper Gullies, Lawrence Pond, and Seal Cove) all of which follow the coastline of Conception Bay.
With a thriving business community, strategic location, and continued residential growth, Conception Bay South is a great place to live and do business.