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Welcome to Argentia ...

Argentia is located on the south coast of Newfoundland (at Placentia Bay).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Argentia: From the Latin word for silver: 'argentum'.

Time Zone: Argentia 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 Argentia: (709)

Communities near Argentia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Argentia and not the distance if you are going to drive.<1>.

Community   2006<2>
Population
DirDistance
Dunville   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Ferndale   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fox Harbour   [Map]   314   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Great Barasway   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Little Barasway   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Long Harbour - Mount Arlington Heights   [Map]   211   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Argentia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Argentia - it's located in Alberta.

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

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 Argentia. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Argentia ...

Official Website:   www.argentia.nf.ca/
Chamber of Commerce:   www.argentiachamber.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Argentia ...

Looking for more information about Argentia? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Argentia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Argentia.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Argentia: www.argentia.nf.ca/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Argentia) 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 Argentia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Argentia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argentia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2993, Longitude: -53.9901     [Map].

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Argentia 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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