Peterview is a town located in the Exploits Valley area of central Newfoundland and
Labrador, Canada, where
Peters River empties into the Bay of Exploits, just south of Botwood, off Route 350.
Originally named Peters Arm, the community was incorporated as the
Town of Peterview in 1962. The current mayor
is Jim Samson and the deputy mayor
Monnie Burt. According to the 2001 Statistics Canada census
, Peterview has a population
of 807 with 266 private
Peterview has connections to Demasduwit
(Mary March), a figure in Newfoundland history and one of the last
Indians, as John Peyton, one of her
captors, built the first house in the area.
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