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Shoal Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to Shoal Bay ...

So far, we have found very little information about Shoal Bay. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Shoal Bay to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Shoal Bay, please Contact Us.

Shoal Bay was located on the east coast of Newfoundland (at Trinity Bay).

While the community is gone, the present day location for Shoal Bay is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Shoal Bay was located is in the Newfoundland Time Zone (NST/NDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: NST- Heure Normale de Terre-Neuve (HNT).

Shoal Bay would have been located in the (709) area code.

Communities near Shoal Bay ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Shoal Bay and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Bay Roberts   [Map]   5,414   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brigus   [Map]   794   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carbonear   [Map]   4,723   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clarke's Beach   [Map]   1,289   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cupids   [Map]   790   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Flatrock   [Map]   1,214   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Shoal Bay.

Communities Also Named Shoal Bay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Shoal Bay - they are located in British Columbia and Newfoundland and Labrador (2).

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

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

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shoal Bay:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Shoal Bay no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Newfoundland and Labrador

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: www.gov.nl.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Shoal Bay, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shoal Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Shoal Bay. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shoal 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 Shoal Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shoal Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shoal Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7167, Longitude: -53.5000     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Shoal Bay 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 Shoal Bay.