Newfoundland and Labrador Abandoned Communities Index

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S St T U V W X Y Z
Choose communities from alphabetical lists above; or search regional lists below.
Regions
1:250,000 topo map locations

Where Once They Stood:
a gazetteer of abandonment

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These nearly 600 abandoned communities appear in Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador and on a 1963 map of Newfoundland.
These data are supported by a 1955 list of Canadian post offices and an 1892 directory of Newfoundland communities and post offices.

Component and associated communities are listed as ... with / ... and.
Alternate names are shown in (brackets).
A "~" symbol shows repetition of a name element.
A "/" symbol shows data  is not available.
1:50,000 scale topographic map number, latitude, and longitude from Gazetteer of Canada - Newfoundland 1983.
Census figures and dates from  Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador and a variety of almanacs, and gazetteers.
Settlement and abandonment dates are from ENL; note use of "after", "before", "by", and "in".