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King's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to King's Cove ...

The coastal town of King's Cove is located on the east coast of Newfoundland (at Bonavista Bay).

A typical abbreviation for King's Cove: Kings Cv.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, King's Cove had a population of 121 people.<1>

King's Cove is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: King's Cove 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).

King's Cove lies within the (709) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for King's Cove: A0C<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, King's Cove had a population of 121 people.

The population of King's Cove represents 0.02% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 266th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 121 people, the population of King's Cove decreased 23.9% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 159 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for King's Cove.

Communities near King's Cove ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from King's Cove and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2006
Bonavista   [Map]   3,764   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Catalina   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elliston   [Map]   306   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Little Catalina   [Map]   458   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Melrose   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Plate Cove East   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for King's Cove.

Communities Also Named King's Cove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named King's Cove - they are located in Georgia, Illinois and Newfoundland and Labrador (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for King's Cove.

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 King's Cove. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for King's Cove:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for King's Cove ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for King's Cove. 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 King's Cove 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 King's Cove - 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 King's Cove). 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 King's Cove 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 beginning in King's Cove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- King's Cove) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for King's Cove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from King's Cove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in King's Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5500, Longitude: -53.3333     [Map].

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