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Communities Also Named Spaniard's Bay ...

We have found one communities that share the name Spaniard's Bay.

There is one other community in Newfoundland and Labrador which is also named Spaniard's Bay.

Beyond Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Communities Located In Newfoundland and Labrador ...
    • Unknown
      • The profile page for Spaniard's Bay #1
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Newfoundland and Labrador community of Spaniard's Bay.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spaniard's Bay ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Birch Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birch Hills
    • Birch Hills lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Spaniard's Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birch Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Hills
  • Bishops Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishops Beach
    • Bishops Beach lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Spaniard's Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bishops Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishops Beach
  • Bishops Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishops Cove
    • Bishops Cove lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Spaniard's Bay
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishops Cove
  • Black Duck Pond
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Duck Pond
    • Black Duck Pond lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Spaniard's Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Duck Pond came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Duck Pond
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    • Blow Me Down
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blow Me Down
      • Blow Me Down lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Spaniard's Bay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blow Me Down
    • Butlerville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butlerville
      • Butlerville lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butlerville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butlerville
    • Cooperage
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooperage
      • Cooperage lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooperage came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooperage
    • Frenchs Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchs Cove
      • Frenchs Cove lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchs Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchs Cove
    • Harbour Grace
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Grace
      • Harbour Grace lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbour Grace came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbour Grace
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harbour Grace<4>
    • Pick Eyes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pick Eyes
      • Pick Eyes lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Spaniard's Bay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pick Eyes
    • Riverhead
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverhead
      • Riverhead lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverhead came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverhead
    • Sharks Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharks Cove
      • Sharks Cove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharks Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharks Cove
    • Ship Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ship Cove
      • Ship Cove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ship Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ship Cove
    • Spoon Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spoon Cove
      • Spoon Cove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spoon Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spoon Cove
    • Stevensons Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevensons Village
      • Stevensons Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevensons Village came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevensons Village
    • Upper Island Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Island Cove
      • Upper Island Cove lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Spaniard's Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Island Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Island Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upper Island Cove<4>

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Spaniard's Bay. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Cathy Jones     (Comedian, actress, writer)
      • Full name: Catherine Theresa Mary Andres Jones
      • Comedian, actress, writer. She was born in Saint John's (NL) on April 6, 1955 (a Wednesday)
      • Saint John's is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Spaniard's Bay.
    • Rick Mercer     (Comedian, actor, satirist, author)
      • Full name: Richard Vincent Mercer
      • Comedian, actor, satirist, author. He was born in Saint John's (NL) on October 17, 1969 (a Friday)
      • Saint John's is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Spaniard's Bay.
    • Greg Thomey     (Comedian, actor, playwright)
      • Comedian, actor, playwright. He was born in Saint John's (NL) on May 8, 1961 (a Monday)
      • Saint John's is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Spaniard's Bay.
    • Mary Walsh     (Comedian, actress, activist)
      • Full name: Mary Cynthia Walsh
      • Comedian, actress, activist. She was born in Saint John's (NL) on May 13, 1952 (a Tueday)
      • Saint John's is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Spaniard's Bay.

How Far From Spaniard's Bay to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Spaniard's Bay to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Spaniard's Bay and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,072 miles [1,725.2 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Spaniard's Bay to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 61 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 42 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,569 miles [7,353.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,272 miles [8,484.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,149 miles [5,067.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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 Spaniard's Bay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://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 Spaniard's Bay, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spaniard's 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 Spaniard's Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spaniard's BayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spaniard's Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6148, Longitude: -53.2786    
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Spaniard's Bay to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 291.732 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 286.959 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 288.29 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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