Port au Port is a small Canadian rural community located in the western part of the island of Newfoundland. Port au Port is situated on the isthmus connecting the main part of the island of Newfoundland to the Port au Port Peninsula to the west. Port au Port is located on Route 460, several kilometres west of the town of Stephenville and villages of Kippens and Berry Head. It was originally named Gravels. It had a population of 505 in 1940 and 214 by 1956.