Real Estate in Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador
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Holyrood is a town on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is in Division 1, on Conception Bay. During King William's War, the village was destroyed in the Avalon Peninsula Campaign.
The town is famous for being at the bottom of the bay and having a large cross on the top of the predominant mountain "George Cove". Holyrood is also renowned for its squid fishery and caplin "rolling" which happens in late spring, early summer. "Rolling" refers to the mating of the caplin when they beach themselves and can be picked up by hand.
According to the 2016 Statistics Canada Census: