Real Estate in Baytona, Newfoundland and Labrador
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Baytona is a small rural community found in Newfoundland and Labrador. It is situated off of route 340, which runs from Lewisporte to Twillingate island, aptly named "Road to the Isles". A bay separates Baytona from a neighboring town called Birchy Bay. The first settlers of Baytona were fishermen, with women mainly staying home to raise children; however, with a depletion in cod stocks and lobsters, there was a shift away from the fishing industry.
Currently the majority of people living in Baytona made a living from the forestry industry,but with the recent shutdown of Abitibi and the Grandfalls newsprint mill, many are left in hard economic situations. According to the 2006 census there are 276 residents, with a 15.1% population loss between 2001 and 2006
Baytona has a fire department, town council and a recreation committee. There is currently one running convenience store. The community has a playground, and a basketball court.
The community has an Anglican and a Pentecostal church.