Glovertown is located on the eastern edge of Newfoundland and Labrador’s central region, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Most of the population and businesses in Glovertown are situated near Alexander Bay. Two exits from the Trans-Canada Highway provide access into the community via the Road to the Beaches.
Just three hours and fifteen minutes from St. John’s International Airport and thirty-five minutes from Gander International Airport, Glovertown is situated close to Terra Nova National Park. A ten minute drive from the community leads to the main campgrounds and trails of Canada’s most Easterly National Park. The Community is in the Federal Electoral District of Bonavista – Gander – Grand Falls-Windsor, and the provincial Electoral District of Terra Nova.
Glovertown and surrounding areas are marked by numerous features. Boreal forest marks the surrounding area, supporting numerous forms of wildlife on the land and in the sky. The great Terra Nova River, the most easterly major river in Canada, crosses the Trans-Canada Highway and feeds Alexander Bay on the south shore. The bay is also fed by streams and brooks from wetlands close by.
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