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Welcome to Point of Bay ...

The coastal town of Point of Bay is located on the east coast of Newfoundland (on the Bay of Exploits).

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Point of Bay had a population of 163 people.<1>

Time Zone: Point of Bay 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).

The area code for Point of Bay: (709)

The Canadian Postal Code for Point of Bay: A0H<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Point of Bay had a population of 163 people.

The population of Point of Bay represents 0.03% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 254th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 163 people, the population of Point of Bay decreased 3.55% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 169 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Point of Bay.

Communities near Point of Bay ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Point of Bay and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Botwood   [Map]   3,052   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brown's Arm   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Campbellton   [Map]   494   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Embree   [Map]   703   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Leading Tickles   [Map]   407   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lewisporte   [Map]   3,308   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Point of Bay.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Point of Bay. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Point of Bay:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Point of Bay ...

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

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) Point of Bay. 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 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.

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About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Point of Bay. 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 Point of Bay 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>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Point of Bay). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Point of Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Point of Bay. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Point of Bay) 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 Point of Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point of Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point of Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2735, Longitude: -55.2691     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Point of Bay.