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Welcome to Port au Port East ...

The town of Port au Port East is located on Newfoundland's Port Au Port Peninsula (on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, at Saint George's Bay).

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

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Port au Port East had a population of 608 people.<1>

Time Zone: Port au Port East 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 telephone area code for Port au Port East: (709)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Port au Port East had a population of 608 people.

The population of Port au Port East represents 0.12% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 608 people, the population of Port au Port East decreased 5.3% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 642 people).

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

Communities near Port au Port East ...

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 Port East and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Abrahams Cove   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jerrys Nose   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lourdes   [Map]   550   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Noels Pond   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Piccadilly Head   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Piccadilly Slant - Abrahams Cove   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Port au Port East. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Port au Port East:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port au Port East ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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 Port East. 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port au Port East. 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 Port East 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 Port au Port East. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port au Port East) 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 Port au Port East. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port au Port East

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port au Port East. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5500, Longitude: -58.7167     [Map].

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