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Welcome to Appleton ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Appleton had a population of 582 people.<1>

The town of Appleton was settled in 1910 and was incorporated February 27, 1962.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Appleton: Named after Appleton Cleaves, manager of the local sawmill.

Time Zone: Appleton 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 Appleton: (709)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Appleton had a population of 582 people.

The population of Appleton represents 0.12% of the total population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 117th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 582 people, the population of Appleton increased 1.04% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 576 people).

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

Communities near Appleton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<2>.

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Alderburn   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Benton   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Campbellton   [Map]   494   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gander   [Map]   9,951   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lewisporte   [Map]   3,308   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Loon Bay   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Appleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Appleton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Appleton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Appleton ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Newfoundland and Labrador

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Appleton 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Appleton) 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 Appleton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Appleton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Appleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.9852, Longitude: -54.8653     [Map].

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