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Pool's Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to Pool's Island ...

So far, we have found very little information about Pool's Island. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Pool's Island to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pool's Island, please Contact Us.

Pool's Island was located northwest of Bonavista Bay, on the east coast of Newfoundland.

A typical abbreviation for Pool's Island: Pools Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Pool's Island is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Pool's Island was located is in the Newfoundland Time Zone (NST/NDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: NST- Heure Normale de Terre-Neuve (HNT).

The location where Pool's Island once stood is in the (709) area code.

Communities near Pool's Island ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pool's Island and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Centreville Wareham - Trinity   [Map]   1,122   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fox Cove - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greenspond   [Map]   365   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Indian Bay   [Map]   196   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lumsden   [Map]   533   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Harbour - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Pool's Island.

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Pool's Island no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Pool's Island, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pool's Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pool's Island. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pool's Island) 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 Pool's Island. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pool's Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pool's Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.1116, Longitude: -53.5892     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Pool's Island 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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