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Although we found mention of Harbour Main during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..


About Harbour Main (Click for our profile page)

Time Zone: Harbour Main lies in the Newfoundland Time Zone (NST/NDT) The time zone in French: NST- Heure Normale de Terre-Neuve (HNT), NDT- Heure Avancée de Terre-Neuve (HAT).

Telephone Area Code: (709)

Postal Forward Sortation Area (FSA): A0A<2>

Elevation: 90 feet [27.43 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Harbour Main:

Lat:   47.433300°   (or 47°25'59" N)

Lon:   -53.133300°   (or -53°7'59" W)


About Newfoundland and Labrador

Websites for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

Official Website:   https://www.gov.nl.ca/

Tourism:   https://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/

Parks:   https://www.tcii.gov.nl.ca/parks/

Fishing:   www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/NL/AG/anglersguide

Hunting:   https://www.flr.gov.nl.ca/wildlife/hunting/

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

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 south past Harbour Main and then turned east". While Harbour Main could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Harbour Main 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 Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek 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 Harbour Main 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.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Newfoundland and Labrador community named Harbour Main.
<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)'. In the case of Harbour Main, we provide only the FSA and not the 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 Harbour Main). 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 Harbour Main or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harbour Main - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Harbour Main, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.




 

 

 


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