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Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to Paradise ...

The coastal town of Paradise is located on the east coast of Newfoundland (at Conception Bay).

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Paradise had a population of 12,584 people.<1>

Time Zone: Paradise 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).

Paradise lies within the (709) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Paradise had a population of 12,584 people.

The population of Paradise represents 2.49% of the total population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 6th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 12,584 people, the population of Paradise increased 31.11% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 9,598 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Paradise.

Communities near Paradise ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2006
Bay Roberts   [Map]   5,414   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goulds   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Holyrood   [Map]   2,005   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Logy Bay - Middle Cove - Outer Cove   [Map]   1,978   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pouch Cove   [Map]   1,756   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saint John's   [Map]   100,646   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Paradise.

Communities Also Named Paradise ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Paradise - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Texas, Utah, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Paradise.

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 Paradise. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Paradise:

Websites for Paradise ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paradise ...

Looking for more information about Paradise? 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 Paradise? 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 Paradise, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Paradise.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Paradise. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Newfoundland and Labrador

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Paradise:

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Paradise 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 beginning in Paradise. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paradise) 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 Paradise. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paradise

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paradise. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5167, Longitude: -52.8833     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Paradise.