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Come By Chance, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to Come By Chance ...

The town of Come By Chance is located on the south coast of Newfoundland (at the head of Placentia Bay).

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Come By Chance had a population of 260 people.<1>

Come By Chance is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Come By Chance 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).

Come By Chance lies within the (709) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Come By Chance: A0B<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Come By Chance had a population of 260 people.

The population of Come By Chance represents 0.05% of the total population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 213rd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 260 people, the population of Come By Chance decreased 1.89% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 265 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Come By Chance.

Communities near Come By Chance ...

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 Come By Chance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2006
Arnolds Cove   [Map]   1,003   S   5 miles [8 km]
Chance Cove   [Map]   310   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Garden Cove   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Garretts Cove   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goobies   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
La Manche   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Come By Chance.

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 Come By Chance. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Come By Chance:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Come By Chance ...

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

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 Come By Chance. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Come By Chance 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Come By Chance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Come By Chance). 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 Come By Chance or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Come By Chance) 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 Come By Chance. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Come By Chance

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Come By Chance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8500, Longitude: -53.9833     [Map].

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