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Elliston, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to Elliston ...

The coastal town of Elliston is located northwest of Trinity Bay, on the east coast of Newfoundland.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Elliston had a population of 306 people.<1>

The origin (or the toponymy) of Elliston: Named after Reverend William Ellis (1780-1837), a Methodist clergyman.

Elliston is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Elliston lies in the Newfoundland Time Zone (NST/NDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: NST- Heure Normale de Terre-Neuve (HNT), NDT- Heure Avancée de Terre-Neuve (HAT).

The area code for Elliston: (709)

The Canadian Postal Code for Elliston: A0C 1N0

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Elliston had a population of 306 people.

The population of Elliston represents 0.06% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 196th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 306 people, the population of Elliston decreased 15% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 360 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elliston.

Communities near Elliston ...

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

Community   2006
Birchy Cove   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Catalina   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Duntara   [Map]   72   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Keels   [Map]   73   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
King's Cove   [Map]   121   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lance Cove   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Elliston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Elliston - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Montana, Ohio (2) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elliston.

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 Elliston. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elliston ...

Looking for more information about Elliston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Elliston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Elliston.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Elliston. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Elliston 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elliston - 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 'straight-line' distance starting in Elliston. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elliston) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elliston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6167, Longitude: -53.0333     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Elliston.


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