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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).

L'Anse Amour was originally named Anse aux Morts.

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.

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.

L'Anse Amour is within the boundaries of the (709) area code.

Communities near L'Anse Amour ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from L'Anse Amour and not the distance if driven.<1>.

Community   2006<2>
Population
DirDistance
Anchor Point   [Map]   309   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Capstan Island   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Flowers Cove   [Map]   270   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Forteau   [Map]   448   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
L'Anse au Clair   [Map]   226   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
L'Anse au Diable   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for L'Anse Amour.

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 L'Anse Amour. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for L'Anse Amour:

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.

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.

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 L'Anse Amour. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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- L'Anse Amour) 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 L'Anse Amour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from L'Anse Amour

Our 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     [Map].

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for L'Anse Amour 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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