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Welcome to Cape Dog ...

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

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


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Cape Dog might be (or was) located is 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).

We believe that Cape Dog would be found within the (709) area code.

Communities near Cape Dog ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cape Dog.

  • Placentia
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Placentia
    • Placentia lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Cape Dog
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Placentia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placentia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placentia<4>
  • Dunville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunville
    • Dunville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Cape Dog
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunville
  • Saint Mary's
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Mary's
    • Saint Mary's lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Cape Dog
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Mary's came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Mary's
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Mary's<4>
  • Mount Carmel - Mitchell's Brook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel - Mitchell's Brook
    • Mount Carmel - Mitchell's Brook lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Cape Dog
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel - Mitchell's Brook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel - Mitchell's Brook
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fox Harbour
    • Branch
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branch
      • Branch lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Cape Dog
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branch came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Branch<4>
    • Gaskiers - Point La Haye
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaskiers - Point La Haye
      • Gaskiers - Point La Haye lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Cape Dog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaskiers - Point La Haye
    • Riverhead
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverhead
      • Riverhead lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Cape Dog
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverhead came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverhead
    • Admirals Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Admirals Beach
      • Admirals Beach lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Cape Dog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Admirals Beach
    • Colinet
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colinet
      • Colinet lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Cape Dog
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colinet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colinet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colinet<4>

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cape Dog ...

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

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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 north past Cape Dog and then turned east". While Cape Dog could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Cape Dog 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 (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Cape Dog 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 - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cape Dog) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cape Dog. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0908, Longitude: -53.6978    
<3>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.
<4>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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