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Purcells Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to Purcells Harbour ...

Purcells Harbour is located on the east coast of Newfoundland (on Twillingate Island, northeast of the Bay of Exploits).

A typical abbreviation for Purcells Harbour: Purcell Hbr. (or less commonly used: Purcell Harb. or Purcell Hrbr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Purcells Harbour for more information about variations on the name of Purcells Harbour.

Time Zone: Purcells Harbour 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).

Purcells Harbour is located in the (709) area code.

Communities near Purcells Harbour ...

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.<1>.

Community   2006<2>
Baytona   [Map]   276   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Birchy Bay   [Map]   618   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Change Islands   [Map]   300   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Comfort Cove - Newstead   [Map]   451   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cottlesville   [Map]   279   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crow Head   [Map]   205   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Purcells Harbour.

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

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Purcells Harbour:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Purcells Harbour ...

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

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) Purcells Harbour. 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 ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Purcells Harbour. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Purcells Harbour) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Purcells Harbour. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.6167, Longitude: -54.7000     [Map].

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Purcells Harbour 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Purcells Harbour.