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Welcome to Sandy Point ...

Sandy Point is located on Newfoundland's Port Au Port Peninsula (on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, at Saint George's Bay).

A typical abbreviation for Sandy Point: Sandy Pt.

Time Zone: Sandy Point 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).

Sandy Point is within the boundaries of the (709) area code.

Communities near Sandy Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sandy Point and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<1>.

Community   2006<2>
Population
DirectionDistance
Black Duck Siding   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Flat Bay West   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Flat Bay   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Journois   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kippens   [Map]   1,739   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Noels Pond   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Sandy Point.

Communities Also Named Sandy Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Sandy Point - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sandy Point.

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

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sandy Point:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandy Point ...

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

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) Sandy Point. 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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The Communities of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandy Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.4500, Longitude: -58.4833     [Map].

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