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Red Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to Red Bay ...

The coastal town of Red Bay is located on the southeast coast of Labrador (on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence at the Strait of Belle Isle).

Red Bay is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Red Bay 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).

Note: If you leave Red Bay and travel west, you will leave Newfoundland Time and cross into the Atlantic Standard Time Zone (AST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Red Bay is within the (709) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Red Bay: A0K<2>

Websites for Red Bay ...

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Red Bay, the following might be of interest:

Labrador Coastal Drive:

Communities Also Named Red Bay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Red Bay - they are located in Alabama and Ontario.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Red Bay.

Communities near Red Bay ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Red Bay.

  • West Saint Modeste
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    • West Saint Modeste lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Red Bay
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  • Pinware
  • Frys Cove
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    • Frys Cove lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Red Bay
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  • Barge Bay - Historic
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    • Barge Bay was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Red Bay
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Barge Bay. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
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    • East Saint Modeste - Historic
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      • East Saint Modeste was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Red Bay
    • Capstan Island
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      • Capstan Island lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Red Bay
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    • Big Brook
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      • Big Brook lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Red Bay
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    • L'Anse au Diable
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      • L'Anse au Diable lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Red Bay
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    • Eddies Cove
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      • Eddies Cove lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the south of Red Bay
      • Eddies Cove has also been known as:
      • Eddies Cove East
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    • North Boat Harbour
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      • North Boat Harbour lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Red Bay
      • North Boat Harbour has also been known as:
      • Boat Harbour
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Bay ...

Looking for more information about Red Bay? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Red Bay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Red Bay.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>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 Red Bay). 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 Red Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Red Bay) 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 Red Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red BayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.7326, Longitude: -56.4255    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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