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Facts About Grand Falls-Windsor
Grand Falls-Windsor is a town located in the central region of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
The town is known as “Qapskuk” in the Mi’kmaq language.
The town is the largest in the central region, the fifth largest in the province.
Grand Falls-Windsor was incorporated in 1991 when the two former towns of Grand Falls and Windsor amalgamated.
The Estimated Population of Grand Falls-Windsor is 14,171.
In 1905, the town of Grand Falls was established as a company town using Garden City principles expounded by Ebenezer Howard.
Harmsworth Hall became a Registered Heritage Structure in 1998.
Grand Falls is named after the river’s spectacular falls
Grand Falls is 48 m / 157 ft above sea level.
Grand Falls Station changed its name to Windsor in honour of the British Royal Family, the House of Windsor.