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Welcome to Five Islands ...

Five Islands is located on the west coast of Nova Scotia (on the Minas Basin, at the northeast end of the Bay of Fundy).

Five Islands is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Five Islands 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).

Five Islands is located in the (902) area code.

Adding Five Islands to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

That's the case with Five Islands: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Five Islands on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Five Islands ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Five Islands - they are located in Maine and Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Five Islands ...

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

  • Springhill
  • Parrsboro
  • Carrs Brook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrs Brook
    • Carrs Brook lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Five Islands
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrs Brook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrs Brook
  • Lynn
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
    • Lynn lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Five Islands
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Economy
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Economy
      • Economy lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Five Islands
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Economy
    • Cove Road
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cove Road
      • Cove Road lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Five Islands
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cove Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cove Road
    • Moose River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose River
      • Moose River lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Five Islands
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose River
    • Pleasant Hills
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hills
      • Pleasant Hills lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Five Islands
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hills
    • Upper Economy
    • East Mapleton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Mapleton
      • East Mapleton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Five Islands
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Mapleton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Mapleton

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Five Islands ...

Looking for more information about Five Islands? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Five Islands, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Five Islands.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nova Scotia

About Nova Scotia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Five Islands. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Five Islands - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Five Islands) 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 Five Islands. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Five Islands

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Islands. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4167, Longitude: -64.0333    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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