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Welcome to Ship Harbour ...

Although we found mention of Ship Harbour during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Ship Harbour was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

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




Ship Harbour is located on the Atlantic coast of Labrador.

A typical abbreviation for Ship Harbour: Ship Hbr. (or less commonly used: Ship Harb. or Ship Hrbr.)

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Ship Harbour might be (or was) located is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

Note: If you travel south from Ship Harbour (for example, toward Mary's Harbour), you will soon leave Atlantic Time and cross into the Newfoundland Time Zone (NST/NDT).

We believe that Ship Harbour would be found within the (709) area code.

Communities near Ship Harbour ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ship Harbour and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Aaron Cove   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Aaron Island   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kings Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Long Island   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mary's Harbour   [Map]   417   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Murray Harbour   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ship Harbour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ship Harbour - they are located in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ship Harbour ...

Looking for more information about Ship Harbour? 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 Ship Harbour? 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 Ship Harbour, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ship Harbour.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Ship Harbour. 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>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Ship Harbour and then turned east". While Ship Harbour could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Ship Harbour as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Ship Harbour could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Ship Harbour. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ship Harbour) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ship Harbour. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5000, Longitude: -55.8500     [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Ship Harbour 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 Ship Harbour.



 
 
 

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