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Pointe Parent, Quebec

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Welcome to Pointe Parent ...

A typical abbreviation for Pointe Parent: Pte. Parent

In the past, Pointe Parent was named Pointe du Poste and Village du Poste. For more information about the names of Pointe Parent, see The Names of Pointe Parent on our Genealogy Page.

Time Zone: Pointe Parent lies in the Eastern Standard Time Zone (EST) and does not observe daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE).

Note: If you travel east from Pointe Parent (for example, toward La Romaine), you will leave Eastern Standard Time and cross into the Atlantic Standard Time Zone (AST).

Area codes for Pointe Parent: (418) & (581)<1>

The Canadian Postal Code for Pointe Parent: G0G<2>

Communities near Pointe Parent ...

We have created a list of 3 communities that are near Pointe Parent.

  • Aguanish
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    • Aguanish lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Pointe Parent
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  • Natashquan
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    • Natashquan lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Pointe Parent
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  • Kegaska
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    • Kegaska lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the east of Pointe Parent
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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (581) is an overlay for area code (418).
<2>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 Pointe Parent, 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 Pointe Parent). 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 Pointe Parent or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Pointe Parent) 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 Pointe Parent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pointe ParentOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pointe Parent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.1347, Longitude: -61.8012    






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This page was last modified: 19 Sep 2021