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North Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to North Harbour.

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Around North Harbour ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bay Roberts. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the southeast of North Harbour. Bay Roberts has a population of 5,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarenville. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the north of North Harbour and has a population of 5,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Arnolds Cove   [Map]   1,003   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brigus   [Map]   794   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Carbonear   [Map]   4,723   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Clarenville - Shoal Harbour   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Clarke's Beach   [Map]   1,289   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cupids   [Map]   790   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Dunville   [Map]   ---   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Flatrock   [Map]   1,214   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Harbour Grace   [Map]   3,074   E   41 miles [66 km]
Norman's Cove - Long Cove   [Map]   773   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Placentia   [Map]   3,898   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Spaniard's Bay   [Map]   2,540   E   41 miles [66 km]
Upper Island Cove   [Map]   1,667   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Victoria   [Map]   1,769   E   41 miles [66 km]
Whitbourne   [Map]   855   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Adeytown   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Come By Chance   [Map]   260   E   5 miles [8 km]
Garden Cove   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Goobies   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hillview   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
La Manche   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lead Mines   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Little Harbour   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Long Beach   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
North West Brook - Ivany's Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
North West Brook   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Southern Harbour   [Map]   474   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sunnyside   [Map]   470   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Swift Current   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Western Cove   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near North Harbour ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Come By Chance   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East of North Harbour   [Map]
Garden Cove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Glenview   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Goobies   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Goobies Station   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Path End   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Pipers Hole (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Soldiers Cove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sound Island   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunnyside   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Swift Current   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Woody Island   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for North Harbour.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around North Harbour. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

    Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism
    Parks for Newfoundland and Labrador

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near North Harbour ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to North Harbour.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Clarenville Airport   [Map]   CCZ3   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harbour Grace Airport   [Map]   CHG2   ESE   41 miles [66 km]
Bell Island Airport   [Map]   CCV4   ESE   54 miles [86.9 km]
St. John's Intl. (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]   CYYT   ESE   64 miles [103 km]
Gander Intl. (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]   CYQX   NNW   77 miles [123.9 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to North Harbour.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from North Harbour. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
St. John's Intl. (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]   CYYT   ESE   64 miles [103 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Gander Intl. (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]   CYQX   NNW   77 miles [123.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Clarenville Airport   [Map]   CCZ3   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harbour Grace Airport   [Map]   CHG2   ESE   41 miles [66 km]
Bell Island Airport   [Map]   CCV4   ESE   54 miles [86.9 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

St. John's Intl.   (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]
        Website for Saint John's International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gander Intl.   (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]
        Website for Gander International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Harbour. 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 North Harbour 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from North Harbour. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Harbour) 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 North Harbour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Harbour

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Harbour. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8516, Longitude: -54.1021     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to North Harbour), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for North Harbour.