Cow Head is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Take a look below for 8 fascinating and interesting facts about Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
1. The town had a population of 478 in the Canada 2016 Census.
2. The Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum (c. 1941) in Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador is on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.
3. Cow Head is home to one of the longest sandy beaches in Newfoundland as well as a large area of sand dunes.
4. It also has panoramic views of the Long Range Mountains of Gros Morne.
5. An interesting geologic feature found at Cow Head is a section of the former continental margin of Laurentia which dipped into the Iapetus ocean.
6. There is a walking trail leading to a lighthouse constructed in 1909 on the summer side or “head” of Cow Head.
7. Cow Head is the home to the Gros Morne Theatre Festival.
8. A new theatre named in honour of nurse, Myra Bennett, is currently under construction and aiming for completion in 2021.