Bishop’s Falls is a town in the north-central part of the island of Newfoundland in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, with a population of 3,156 at the 2016 census. Take a look below for 7 fun and awesome facts about Bishop’s Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
1. It is in Division No. 6, on the Exploits River, near the town of Grand Falls-Windsor and the town of Botwood.
2. It is commonly thought of as having the warmest summer temperatures in all of Newfoundland and Labrador.
3. The railroad played a major part in the area’s history, as the town was a central hub during the travels of the “Newfie Bullet”.
4. There is a trestle in the town which is the longest east of Quebec.
5. The existing trestle is the last of many which were built and destroyed by the strong ice flows (and a flood) that occur in the winter.
6. The town sits along the Exploits River which flows through and to the falls from which the town takes its name.
7. Bishop’s Falls also boasts a famous NHL player name, Alex Faulkner who played with Gordie Howe.