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Welcome to Ragged Island ...

Ragged Island is located on the south coast of Nova Scotia.

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

Ragged Island is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Ragged 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).

Ragged Island is located in the (902) area code.

Adding Ragged Island 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 Ragged Island: 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 Ragged Island on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Ragged Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ragged Island - it's located in Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Ragged Island ...

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

  • Shelburne
  • Little Harbour
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Harbour
    • Little Harbour lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Ragged Island
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Harbour
  • Lydgate
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lydgate
    • Lydgate lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Ragged Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lydgate came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lydgate
  • Louis Head
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louis Head
    • Louis Head lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Ragged Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louis Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louis Head
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louis Head<3>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jordan Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jordan Bay
      • Jordan Bay lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Ragged Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jordan Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan Bay
    • Jordan Falls
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jordan Falls
      • Jordan Falls lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Ragged Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jordan Falls came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan Falls
    • Little Port L'Hebert
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Port L'Hebert
      • Little Port L'Hebert lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Ragged Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Port L'Hebert came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Port L'Hebert
    • Lower Sandy Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Sandy Point
      • Lower Sandy Point lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Ragged Island
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Sandy Point
    • Sable River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sable River
      • Sable River lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Ragged Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sable River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sable River
    • Roseway - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseway
      • Roseway was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Ragged Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseway came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ragged Island ...

Looking for more information about Ragged 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nova Scotia

About Nova Scotia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ragged 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ragged Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ragged 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 Ragged Island. 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 Ragged Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ragged Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7000, Longitude: -65.1167    
<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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