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L'Anse Amour, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to L'Anse Amour ...

L'Anse Amour is located on the southeast coast of Labrador (on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence at the Strait of Belle Isle).

We don't have a date for the establishment of L'Anse Amour.

The origin (or the toponymy) of L'Anse Amour: The original name was "Anse aux Morts": Cove of the Dead. The community was later renamed to "L'Anse Amour": Cove of Love.

Going back to its beginning, L'Anse Amour was originally named Anse aux Morts. For more information about the names of L'Anse Amour, see The Names of L'Anse Amour on our Genealogy Page.

Time Zone: L'Anse Amour 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).

Note: If you travel west from L'Anse Amour (for example, toward Blanc Sablon (QC)), you will soon leave Newfoundland Time and cross into the Atlantic Standard Time Zone (AST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

The area code for L'Anse Amour: (709)

Communities near L'Anse Amour ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near L'Anse Amour.

  • Blanc Sablon
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    • Blanc Sablon lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of L'Anse Amour
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  • L'Anse au Loup
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    • L'Anse au Loup lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of L'Anse Amour
    • L'Anse au Loup has also been known as:
    • Anse au Loup
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  • Forteau
  • Anchor Point
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    • Anchor Point lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of L'Anse Amour
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    • Flowers Cove
    • L'Anse au Clair
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      • L'Anse au Clair lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of L'Anse Amour
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    • West Saint Modeste
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      • West Saint Modeste lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of L'Anse Amour
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    • Pinware
    • L'Anse au Diable
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      • L'Anse au Diable lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of L'Anse Amour
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    • Capstan Island
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      • Capstan Island lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of L'Anse Amour
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for L'Anse Amour ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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- L'Anse Amour) 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 L'Anse Amour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from L'Anse AmourOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in L'Anse Amour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4685, Longitude: -56.8715    
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