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 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Regular Council Meeting: First Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm unless stated otherwise.