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Welcome to Elliston ...

Elliston is located northwest of Trinity Bay, on the east coast of Newfoundland.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Elliston had a population of 306 people.<1>

The origin (or the toponymy) of Elliston: Named after Reverend William Ellis (1780-1837), a Methodist clergyman.

The community of Elliston is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Elliston lies in the Newfoundland Time Zone (NST/NDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: NST- Heure Normale de Terre-Neuve (HNT), NDT- Heure Avancée de Terre-Neuve (HAT).

The area code for Elliston: (709)

The Canadian Postal Code for Elliston: A0C 1N0

We know of 6 communities that are also named Elliston. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elliston contains a list of those communities.

If you are thinking about a trip to the Elliston area, you can find travel information (such as hotels, restaurants and reviews) by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elliston.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Elliston had a population of 306 people.

The population of Elliston represents 0.06% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (which had 505,469 people at that time), making it the province's 196th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 306 people, the population of Elliston decreased 15% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 360 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elliston.

Communities near Elliston ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Birchy Cove   [Map]     ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Catalina   [Map]     ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Duntara   [Map]     72   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Keels   [Map]     73   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
King's Cove   [Map]     121   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lance Cove   [Map]     ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Elliston.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Elliston. 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.

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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.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

Other Roadside Stops ...

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elliston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.


The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Elliston:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Elliston 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elliston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Elliston. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elliston) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elliston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elliston

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Elliston.



 
 
 

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