Come By Chance, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Come By Chance
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Come By Chance is located in Newfoundland
Come By Chance
Come By Chance
Location of Come By Chance in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 47°51′N 53°59′W / 47.850°N 53.983°W / 47.850; -53.983
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division 1
 • Land 39.7 km2 (15.3 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 228
 • Density 5.74/km2 (14.9/sq mi)
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

Come By Chance is a town on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is in Division 1 on Placentia Bay.

Located in this town is Newfoundland's only oil refinery, the Come By Chance Refinery operated by North Atlantic Refining Company, which has a capacity of 115,000 barrels per day (18,300 m3/d).

According to the 2016 Statistics Canada Census:

  • Population: 228
  • Dwellings: 95
  • Area (km².): 39.7
  • Density (persons per km².): 5.7

Notable people[edit]

In 2018, a group of oil refinery workers split a Canadian lottery winning of $60,000,000 CAD.

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Coordinates: 47°51′00″N 53°59′00″W / 47.85000°N 53.98333°W / 47.85000; -53.98333