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Beacon Corner, Alberta

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Welcome to Beacon Corner ...

A typical abbreviation for Beacon Corner: Beacon Cor. (or less commonly used: Beacon Crn.)

Beacon Corner is 1,990 feet [607 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Beacon Corner lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Note: If you travel east from Beacon Corner (for example, toward Pierceland (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Telephone area codes for Beacon Corner: (780) and (587)<2>

Communities near Beacon Corner ...

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

Community   2006<4>
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]   97   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bonnyville   [Map]   5,832   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Beacon Corner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Beacon Corner - it's located in Maine.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Beacon Corner.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Beacon Corner. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Beacon Corner:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beacon Corner ...

Looking for more information about Beacon Corner? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Beacon Corner? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Beacon Corner, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Beacon Corner.

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) Beacon Corner. 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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 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beacon Corner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Beacon Corner.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Beacon Corner. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Beacon Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beacon Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1814, Longitude: -111.1514     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Beacon Corner 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Beacon Corner.


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