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Welcome to Hampden ...

The coastal town of Hampden is located on White Bay, the east side of Newfoundland's Northern Peninsula.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Hampden had a population of 489 people.<1>

Hampden is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Hampden 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).

Hampden is within the (709) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Hampden: A0K 2Y0

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Hampden had a population of 489 people.

The population of Hampden represents 0.1% of the total population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 143rd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 489 people, the population of Hampden decreased 10.11% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 544 people).

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

Communities near Hampden ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hampden and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2006
Back Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Back Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Jackson's Arm   [Map]   374   N   23 miles [37 km]
Little Bay Town   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pollards Point   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pound Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hampden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Hampden - they are located in Alabama, Kansas (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec and West Virginia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampden ...

Looking for more information about Hampden? 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.

Looking for more information about Hampden? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hampden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hampden.

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) Hampden. 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.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

Other Roadside Stops ...

About Newfoundland and Labrador

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Hampden:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Hampden 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 Hampden - 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 at Hampden. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hampden) 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 Hampden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hampden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hampden. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 49.5333, -56.8667   [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hampden.


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