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Dead Man's Flats, Alberta

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Welcome to Dead Man's Flats ...

Although we found mention of Dead Man's Flats during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Dead Man's Flats was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Dead Man's Flats to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Dead Man's Flats, please Contact Us.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Dead Man's Flats might be (or was) located is 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).

We believe that Dead Man's Flats would be found within the (403) & (587)<2> area codes.

Communities near Dead Man's Flats ...

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<4>
Banff   [Map]   6,700   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Exshaw   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Georgetown - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Harvie Heights   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kananaskis   [Map]   429   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Dead Man's Flats.

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 Dead Man's Flats. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dead Man's Flats:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dead Man's Flats ...

Looking for more information about Dead Man's Flats? 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 Dead Man's Flats, 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 Dead Man's Flats.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Dead Man's Flats. 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
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Dead Man's Flats and then turned west". While Dead Man's Flats could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Dead Man's Flats as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Dead Man's Flats could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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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 Dead Man's Flats.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Dead Man's Flats. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dead Man's Flats) 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 Dead Man's Flats. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dead Man's Flats

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dead Man's Flats. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0403, Longitude: -115.2639     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Dead Man's Flats 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 Dead Man's Flats.


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