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Welcome to Big Harbour Island ...

A typical abbreviation for Big Harbour Island: Big Hbr. Is. (or less commonly used: Big Harb. Is. or Big Hrbr. Is.)

Time Zone: Big Harbour Island lies 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).

The telephone area code for Big Harbour Island: (902)

Communities near Big Harbour Island ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Big Harbour Island.

  • Estmere
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estmere
    • Estmere lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Big Harbour Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estmere came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estmere
  • West Alba
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Alba
    • West Alba lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Big Harbour Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Alba came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Alba
  • Alba
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alba
    • Alba lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Big Harbour Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alba came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alba
  • Marble Mountain
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marble Mountain
    • Marble Mountain lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Big Harbour Island
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marble Mountain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gillis Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillis Cove
      • Gillis Cove lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Big Harbour Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gillis Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillis Cove
    • McKinnons Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKinnons Harbour
      • McKinnons Harbour lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Big Harbour Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McKinnons Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinnons Harbour
    • Stoney Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoney Point
      • Stoney Point lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Big Harbour Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoney Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoney Point
    • Whycocomagh Portage
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whycocomagh Portage
      • Whycocomagh Portage lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Big Harbour Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whycocomagh Portage came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whycocomagh Portage
    • Jamesville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamesville
      • Jamesville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Big Harbour Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamesville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamesville
    • Orangedale

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Harbour Island ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Harbour Island. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Big Harbour Island) 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 Big Harbour Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big Harbour Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Harbour Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8642, Longitude: -60.9428    
<2>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.
<3>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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