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Welcome to Caribou ...

Caribou is located on the northern coast of Nova Scotia (on the Northumberland Strait).

Time Zone: Caribou 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).

Caribou is within the (902) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Caribou: B0K<1>

Communities Also Named Caribou ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Caribou - they are located in California, Colorado, Maine, Manitoba, Minnesota and Quebec.

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

Communities near Caribou ...

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

  • New Glasgow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Glasgow
    • New Glasgow lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Caribou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glasgow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Glasgow<4>
  • Stellarton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stellarton
    • Stellarton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Caribou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stellarton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stellarton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stellarton<4>
  • Westville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westville
    • Westville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of Caribou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westville<4>
  • Pictou
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pictou
    • Pictou lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Caribou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pictou came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pictou
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pictou<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trenton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
      • Trenton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Caribou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trenton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
    • Haliburton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haliburton
      • Haliburton lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Caribou
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haliburton
    • Pictou Landing
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pictou Landing
      • Pictou Landing lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Caribou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pictou Landing came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pictou Landing
    • Caribou River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caribou River
      • Caribou River lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Caribou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caribou River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caribou River
    • Loch Broom
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loch Broom
      • Loch Broom lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Caribou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Broom came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Broom
    • Abercrombie
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abercrombie
      • Abercrombie lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Caribou
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abercrombie

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Caribou ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Caribou, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Caribou). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Caribou or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Caribou) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Caribou. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Caribou

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caribou. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7337, Longitude: -62.6904    
<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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