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Welcome to Bell Lakes ...

Although we found mention of Bell Lakes during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Bell Lakes was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

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


A typical abbreviation for Bell Lakes: Bell Lks.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Bell Lakes might be (or was) located is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

We believe that Bell Lakes would be found within the (902) area code.

Communities near Bell Lakes ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bell Lakes.

  • North River Bridge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North River Bridge
    • North River Bridge lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Bell Lakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North River Bridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North River Bridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North River Bridge<4>
  • Saint Anns
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Anns
    • Saint Anns lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Bell Lakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Anns came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Anns
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Anns<4>
  • Englishtown
  • Forks Baddeck
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forks Baddeck
    • Forks Baddeck lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Bell Lakes
    • Forks Baddeck has also been known as:
    • Baddeck Forks
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forks Baddeck
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tarbotvale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarbotvale
      • Tarbotvale lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Bell Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tarbotvale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarbotvale
    • Big Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Hill
      • Big Hill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Bell Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Hill
    • Indian Brook
    • Margaree Valley
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Margaree Valley
      • Margaree Valley lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Bell Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Margaree Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Margaree Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Margaree Valley<4>
    • Baddeck Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baddeck Bay
      • Baddeck Bay lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Bell Lakes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baddeck Bay
    • Big Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Harbour
      • Big Harbour lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Bell Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Harbour

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bell Lakes ...

Looking for more information about Bell Lakes? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bell Lakes, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bell Lakes.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Bell Lakes and then turned east". While Bell Lakes could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Bell Lakes as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Bell Lakes could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bell Lakes) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bell Lakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2972, Longitude: -60.7247    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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