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The location of Southport

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Welcome to Southport (aka 'Fox Harbour') ...

Southport is located on the east coast of Newfoundland (at Trinity Bay).

Southport is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Southport 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).

Southport is within the boundaries of the (709) area code.

Communities near Southport ...

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 driving it.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Caplin Cove   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clarenville - Shoal Harbour   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clarenville   [Map]   5,274   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hants Harbour   [Map]   401   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Heart's Content   [Map]   418   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Heart's Desire   [Map]   226   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Southport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Southport - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, New York (2), North Carolina, Oregon, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southport ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Southport. 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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About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Southport. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Southport. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Southport) 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 Southport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Southport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0446, Longitude: -53.6413     [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Southport 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 Southport.