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Boularderie Island, Nova Scotia

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Welcome to Boularderie Island ...

Although we found mention of Boularderie Island during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Boularderie Island 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 Boularderie Island to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Boularderie Island - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Boularderie Island, please Contact Us.


A typical abbreviation for Boularderie Island: Boularderie Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Boularderie Island 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 Boularderie Island would be found within the (902) area code.

Communities Also Named Boularderie Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Boularderie Island - they are located in and Nova Scotia (2).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nova Scotia

About Nova Scotia

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

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 Boularderie Island and then turned west". While Boularderie Island could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Boularderie Island 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 Boularderie Island 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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