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Castle Junction, Alberta

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Welcome to Castle Junction ...

A typical abbreviation for Castle Junction: Castle Jct. (or less commonly used: Castle Jctn.)

Castle Junction is 4,680 feet [1,426 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Castle Junction is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Castle Junction 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).

Telephone area codes for Castle Junction: (403) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Castle Junction: T0L<3>

Communities near Castle Junction ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Castle Junction and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2006<5>
Anthracite - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Banff   [Map]   6,700   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bankhead - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Georgetown - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Harvie Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Castle Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Castle Junction - it's located in Illinois.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Castle Junction.

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 Castle Junction. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Castle Junction:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castle Junction ...

Looking for more information about Castle Junction? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Castle Junction, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Castle Junction.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Castle Junction. 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castle Junction - 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 (403). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Castle Junction.

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<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Castle Junction, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Castle Junction). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Castle Junction or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Castle Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Castle Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castle Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2691, Longitude: -115.9183     [Map].

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<5>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Castle Junction 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 Castle Junction.


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