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Port Kirwan, Newfoundland and Labrador

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The location of Port Kirwan

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Welcome to Port Kirwan ...

The coastal town of Port Kirwan is located on the Avalon Peninsula of southeast Newfoundland.

A typical abbreviation for Port Kirwan: Prt. Kirwan

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Port Kirwan had a population of 85 people.<1>

Time Zone: Port Kirwan 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 Kirwan is within the boundaries of the (709) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Port Kirwan had a population of 85 people.

The population of Port Kirwan represents 0.02% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 274th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 85 people, the population of Port Kirwan decreased 16.67% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 102 people).

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

Communities near Port Kirwan ...

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

Community   2006
Admiral's Cove   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Battery   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brigus South   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Calvert   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cape Broyle   [Map]   545   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cornfield   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Kirwan ...

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

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 Kirwan. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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 Kirwan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Kirwan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9667, Longitude: -52.9167     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Port Kirwan.


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