Located in scenic Bay St. George, the Town of Stephenville has a population of 8,000 and is the service centre for a catchment area of 25,000. Stephenville has a sound economic infrastructure based on long-time commercial interests and industries. The Town has a 42- bed hospital, a thriving education system that includes the Provincial Headquarters of the College of the North Atlantic, and a multitude of recreational activities. In Stephenville, visitors will discover a wonderful blend of intriguing natural beauty, fascinating history, warm hospitality, and rich cultural tradition. The area is home to a a blend of French, English, Scottish and Mi'kmaw Indian ancestries, combining to form a unique mixture of culture and tradition.