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Welcome to Bishops Falls ...

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Bishops Falls, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1961.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Bishops Falls: Named for the Reverend John Inglis (1777-1850), the Anglican bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia.

The coastal town of Bishops Falls is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Bishops Falls 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).

Bishops Falls is located in the (709) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Bishops Falls: A0H<2>

Communities near Bishops Falls ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bishops Falls.

  • Grand Falls - Windsor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Falls - Windsor
    • Grand Falls - Windsor lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Bishops Falls
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Falls - Windsor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Falls - Windsor
  • Botwood
  • Norris Arm
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris Arm
    • Norris Arm lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Bishops Falls
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris Arm came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris Arm
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris Arm<5>
  • Peterview
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterview
    • Peterview lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Bishops Falls
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peterview came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterview
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grenfell Heights
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenfell Heights
      • Grenfell Heights lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Bishops Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grenfell Heights came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenfell Heights
    • Windsor
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Bishops Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Northern Arm
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northern Arm
      • Northern Arm lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Bishops Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Arm came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northern Arm
    • Alderburn
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderburn
      • Alderburn lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Bishops Falls
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderburn
    • Norris Arm North - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris Arm North
      • Norris Arm North was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Bishops Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris Arm North came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Norris Arm Northside - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris Arm Northside
      • Norris Arm Northside was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Bishops Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris Arm Northside came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bishops Falls ...

Looking for more information about Bishops Falls? 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 Bishops Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bishops Falls.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bishops Falls. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bishops Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Bishops Falls). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Bishops Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bishops Falls) 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 Bishops Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bishops FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bishops Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0167, Longitude: -55.5167    
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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