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Welcome to Allans Island ...

So far, we have found very little information about Allans Island. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Allans Island to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Allans Island, please Contact Us.




The coastal town of Allans Island was located on the south coast of Newfoundland (on the Burin Peninsula).

A typical abbreviation for Allans Island: Allans Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Allans Island for more information about variations on the name of Allans Island.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Allans Island is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Allans Island was located is in the Newfoundland Time Zone (NST/NDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: NST- Heure Normale de Terre-Neuve (HNT).

The location where Allans Island once stood is in the (709) area code.

Communities near Allans Island ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Allans Island and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fortune   [Map]   1,458   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grand Bank   [Map]   2,580   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grand Beach   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Lawn   [Map]   705   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Little Saint Lawrence   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lords Cove   [Map]   207   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Allans Island.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allans Island. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Allans Island:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Allans Island no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Allans Island, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allans Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Allans Island. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allans Island) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Allans Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allans Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allans Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8545, Longitude: -55.8046     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Allans Island were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Allans Island.



 
 
 

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