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Welcome to Port au Choix ...

The coastal town of Port au Choix is located on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, the west coast of Newfoundland's Northern Peninsula.

A typical abbreviation for Port au Choix: Prt. Au Choix

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Port au Choix had a population of 893 people.<1>

Port au Choix is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Port au Choix 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).

Port au Choix is within the boundaries of the (709) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Port au Choix: A0K<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Port au Choix had a population of 893 people.

The population of Port au Choix represents 0.18% of the total population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 72nd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 893 people, the population of Port au Choix decreased 11.58% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,010 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port au Choix.

Communities near Port au Choix ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Port au Choix and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bartletts Harbour   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bellburns   [Map]   83   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bird Cove   [Map]   137   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Brig Bay   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Castors River   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Eddies Cove West   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Port au Choix.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port au Choix ...

Looking for more information about Port au Choix? 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 Port au Choix, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Port au Choix.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Port au Choix. 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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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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port au Choix. 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 Port au Choix 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Port au Choix - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Port au Choix). 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 Port au Choix or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Port au Choix. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port au Choix) 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 Port au Choix. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port au Choix

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port au Choix. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7167, Longitude: -57.3667     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Port au Choix.