Newfoundland and Labrador: Populated Places Table A-H

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How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links to the "categories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location or its county if Wikipedia does not have an article for that specific place.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.


  • Listed below are the populated places in this district, according to the Gazetteer of Canada. Newfoundland = Répertoire géographique du Canada. Terre-Neuve.[1] This gazetteer is used as the source of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



Bay Bulls         Link   Link
Bay Roberts         Link  Link
Bell Island         Link   Link
Bonavista         Link   Link
Botwood        Link   Link
Burin        Link   Link
Canning's Cove        Link   Link
Cape Broyle        Link Link
Carbonear         Link   Link
Cartwright         Link   Link
Channel-Port aux Basques           Link  Link
Churchill Falls        Link   Link
Conception Bay South           Link   Link
Corner Brook          Link   Link
Cupids        Link   Link 
Davis Inlet        Link   Link
Deer Lake        Link   Link
Dildo        Link   Link
Eastport        Link   Link
Elliston         Link   Link
Embree         Link
Ferryland          Link   Link
Fogo        Link   Link
Forteau         Link   Link
Fortune        Link   Link
Freshwater         Link   Link
Gander        Link   Link
Goulds        Link  Link
Grand Bank        Link  Link
Grand Falls          Link   Link
Greenspond        Link   Link
Hant's Harbour         Link  Link
Harbour Breton         Link  Link
Harbour Grace         Link  Link
High Beach        Link   Link
Holyrood         Link   Link
Hopedale        Link   Link


  1. Gazetteer of Canada. Newfoundland = Répertoire géographique du Canada. Terre-Neuve, (Ottawa, Ontario : Canada. Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. Surveys and Mapping Branch, c1983). FHL book 971.8 E5ca