Hampden is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Take a look below for 5 interesting and amazing facts about Hampden, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
1. The town has a population of 429.
2. Two islands can be seen from the shore of Hampden, Granby Island and Millers Island.
3. The latter is much closer to the town and is the host of a tuberculosis grave-site.
4. Hampden was named after English politician John Hampden.
5. Many communities were resettled into Hampden after the island was brought into Canadian Confederation, where the Joey Smallwood government pushed a resettlement plan that involved over 300 villages and 28,000 people.