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Cold Lake South, Alberta

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Welcome to Cold Lake South ...

The community of Cold Lake South was named Grand Centre before it was changed to Cold Lake South.

Cold Lake South is 1,760 feet [536 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Cold Lake South 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 Cold Lake South (for example, toward Goodsoil (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 Cold Lake South: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Cold Lake South: T9M<3>

Communities near Cold Lake South ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cold Lake South and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2006<5>
Ardmore   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Beaverdam   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bonnyville   [Map]   5,832   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Cherry Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cold Lake   [Map]   11,991   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Cold Lake South.

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 Cold Lake South. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cold Lake South:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cold Lake South ...

Looking for more information about Cold Lake South? 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 Cold Lake South? 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 Cold Lake South, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cold Lake South.

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) Cold Lake South. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 Cold Lake South - 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 Cold Lake South.

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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 Cold Lake South, 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 Cold Lake South). 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 Cold Lake South 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 that begins in Cold Lake South. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cold Lake South) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cold Lake South. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cold Lake South

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cold Lake South. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.4155, Longitude: -110.2093     [Map].

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


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