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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Bacon Cove.

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Around Bacon Cove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Saint John's. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Bacon Cove. Saint John's has a population of 106,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Mount Pearl. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the east of Bacon Cove and has a population of 24,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bacon Cove and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bay Roberts   [Map]   5,414   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carbonear   [Map]   4,723   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Conception Bay South   [Map]   21,966   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dunville   [Map]   ---   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Goulds   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Harbour Grace   [Map]   3,074   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holyrood   [Map]   2,005   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Logy Bay - Middle Cove - Outer Cove   [Map]   1,978   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Paradise   [Map]   12,584   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Placentia   [Map]   3,898   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Pouch Cove   [Map]   1,756   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Spaniard's Bay   [Map]   2,540   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Torbay   [Map]   6,281   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Victoria   [Map]   1,769   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wabana   [Map]   2,418   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Avondale   [Map]   667   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brigus Gullies   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brigus   [Map]   794   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bull Cove   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Chapel Cove   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Colliers Riverhead   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Colliers   [Map]   722   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Frog Marsh   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Gallows Cove   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Harbour Main - Chapel Cove - Lakeview   [Map]   1,090   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Harbour Main   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Marysvale   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Middle Arm   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Riverhead   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bacon Cove ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bull Cove   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest of Bacon Cove   [Map]
Burnt Head   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Chapel Cove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Conception Harbour   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Frog Marsh   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Gallows Cove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Georgetown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Pond   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Lakeview (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Marysvale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Middle Arm   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Riverhead   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sandy Beach   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Seal Cove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Turks Gut (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Bacon Cove.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Bacon Cove. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

    Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism
    Newfoundland and Labrador Parks


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Bacon Cove ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Bacon Cove.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bell Island Airport   [Map]   CCV4   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Harbour Grace Airport   [Map]   CHG2   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
St. John's Intl. (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]   CYYT   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Bacon Cove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bacon Cove. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. John's Intl. (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]   CYYT   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bell Island Airport   [Map]   CCV4   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Harbour Grace Airport   [Map]   CHG2   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

St. John's Intl.   (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]
        Website for Saint John's International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gander Intl.   (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]
        Website for Gander International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bacon Cove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: www.gov.nl.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Bacon Cove 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Bacon Cove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bacon Cove) 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 Bacon Cove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bacon Cove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bacon Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4833, Longitude: -53.1667     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Bacon Cove), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bacon Cove.



 
 
 

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