Welcome to Arctic Bay ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Arctic Bay had a population of 690 people.<1>
Arctic Bay lies within the (867) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Arctic Bay had a population of 690 people.
The population of Arctic Bay represents 2.34% of the total population of Nunavut (which had 29,474 people at that time), making it Nunavut's 17th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 690 people, the population of Arctic Bay increased 6.81% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 646 people).
Communities near Arctic Bay ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arctic Bay and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.
|Nanisivik - Historic [Map] || E ||12 miles [19.3 km]|
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Arctic Bay.
TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Arctic Bay ...
Looking for more information about Arctic Bay? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arctic Bay.
Search for Local Businesses ...
People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Arctic Bay. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arctic Bay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Nunavut Territory: www.gov.nu.ca/
|<1>||Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Arctic Bay were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.|
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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Arctic Bay. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arctic Bay) 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 Arctic Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arctic Bay
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arctic Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 73.0372, Longitude: -85.1497 [Map].
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arctic Bay.