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The location of Samson Island

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Welcome to Samson Island ...

Samson Island is located on the east coast of Newfoundland (on Notre Dame Bay, east of the Baie Verte Peninsula).

A typical abbreviation for Samson Island: Samson Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Time Zone: Samson Island 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 area code for Samson Island: (709)

Communities near Samson Island ...

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 are going to drive it.<1>.

Community   2006<2>
Population
DirectionDistance
Baytona   [Map]   276   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Birchy Bay   [Map]   618   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Campbellton   [Map]   494   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Comfort Cove - Newstead   [Map]   451   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cottlesville   [Map]   279   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Embree   [Map]   703   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Samson Island.

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

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Samson Island:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Samson Island ...

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

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) Samson Island. 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 Samson Island. 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Samson Island. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Samson Island) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Samson Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5000, Longitude: -54.9500     [Map].

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Samson Island 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 Samson Island.