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South River, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Welcome to South River ...

A typical abbreviation for South River: S. River

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, South River had a population of 649 people.<1>

Time Zone: South River 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).

South River is located in the (709) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for South River: A0A<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, South River had a population of 649 people.

The population of South River represents 0.13% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 106th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 649 people, the population of South River decreased 8.46% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 709 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South River.

Communities near South River ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from South River and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2006
Carbonear   [Map]   4,723   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Conception Bay South   [Map]   21,966   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flatrock   [Map]   1,214   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harbour Grace   [Map]   3,074   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Holyrood   [Map]   2,005   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Paradise   [Map]   12,584   E   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for South River.

Communities Also Named South River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named South River - they are located in Maryland, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ontario and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for South River.

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 South River. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for South River:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South River ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) South River. 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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Newfoundland and Labrador

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South River. 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>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for South River 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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<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 South River). 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 South River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in South River. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South River) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for South River. 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 South River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5500, Longitude: -53.2667     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for South River.