South River is the first community off Roaches’ Line, the connector road to the Trans Canada Highway.  It is part of the Baccalieu Trail, a scenic drive around the Conception Bay, Trinity Bay areas.

Politically, South River is in the Provincial District of Harbour Main and in the Federal District of Avalon.
South River is a beautiful, quiet town where the green country atmosphere contrasts with the spectacular seascapes seen in most of the Baccalieu Trail.

The area at one time had a thriving lumber and boat building industry. Logs were floated down the river to the shore.

The Town of South River is governed by a council of seven residents, who are elected for a four year term.

The current Council consists of the following members;

Mayor: Scott Rose
Deputy Mayor: Bev Wells
Councillor’s: Melissa Hierlihy, Dana Taylor, Eric Snow, Maria Ralph, Charlotte Warford.

Town Clerk/Manager: Marjorie Dawson
Maintenance Personal: Rodney Linthorne

Town Office located at 26 Salmon Cove Road, South River

Town of South River
P.O. Box 40
South River, NL  A0A 3W0

Town Office Hours:

Monday:       Available online and by phone from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday:       Office Open from 11:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday:  Office Open from 11:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday:      Available online and by phone from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday:          Office Open from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Regular Council Meeting: First Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm unless stated otherwise.

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