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Welcome to Southwest Arm ...

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

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




Southwest Arm was located on the east coast of Newfoundland (on New Bay, southeast of Notre Dame Bay).

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

Time Zone: The area where Southwest Arm 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).

If Southwest Arm still existed, it would have been in the (709) area code.

Communities near Southwest Arm ...

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

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Botwood   [Map]   3,052   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brighton   [Map]   203   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Embree   [Map]   703   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leading Tickles   [Map]   407   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lewisporte   [Map]   3,308   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Little Burnt Bay   [Map]   325   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Southwest Arm ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Southwest Arm - it's located in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Southwest Arm 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
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 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 Southwest Arm, 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 Southwest Arm - 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' distance from Southwest Arm. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Southwest Arm) 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 Southwest Arm. 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 Southwest Arm

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southwest Arm. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.3167, Longitude: -55.4000     [Map].

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