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Welcome to Pinware ...

The coastal town of Pinware is located on the southeast coast of Labrador (on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence at the Strait of Belle Isle) - near the mouth of the Pinware River.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Pinware had a population of 114 people.<1>

Pinware was originally named Riviere des Francois.

Time Zone: Pinware 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 Pinware (for example, toward Bonne Esperance (QC)), you will 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.

Pinware is within the boundaries of the (709) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Pinware had a population of 114 people.

The population of Pinware represents 0.02% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 269th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 114 people, the population of Pinware decreased 18.57% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 140 people).

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

Communities near Pinware ...

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Buckles Point   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Eddies Cove   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
English Point   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Forteau   [Map]   448   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Job's Room   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
L'Anse Amour   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Pinware ...

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Pinware, the following might be of interest:  
 
        Labrador Coastal Drive: www.labradorcoastaldrive.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pinware ...

Looking for more information about Pinware? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pinware, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pinware.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pinware. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinware. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.6245, Longitude: -56.7080     [Map].

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