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Welcome to Fair Island ...

Fair Island is located on the east coast of Newfoundland (at Bonavista Bay).

A typical abbreviation for Fair Island: Fair Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Time Zone: Fair Island 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 telephone area code for Fair Island: (709)

Communities near Fair Island ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fair Island and not the distance if you drove.<1>.

Community   2006<2>
Population
DirectionDistance
Centreville Wareham - Trinity   [Map]   1,122   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dover   [Map]   688   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greenspond   [Map]   365   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hare Bay   [Map]   1,020   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Indian Bay   [Map]   196   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Harbour - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fair Island. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fair Island ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Fair Island. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fair Island) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fair Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.9833, Longitude: -53.7000     [Map].

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