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Dimsdale, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Although we found mention of Dimsdale during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.

When we're planning a trip and want to make reservations or still at home and looking for a place to eat, we usually start by visiting the TripAdvisor website. Once on their website we search for what's available, then check the recommendations and experiences of other people.

Although there are many ways of searching the TripAdvisor website, we prefer to start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page. On the Tourism page you'll find a quick overview of the community, with links to restaurants, lodging, flights, rentals and nearby attractions.

While we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page that is specific to Dimsdale, there are nearby communities that are likely to provide the information that you're looking for. If you want to learn more about those communities, the following map should be of help.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages Near Dimsdale   ...

The red map marker shows the location of Dimsdale. In this case, we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page for Dimsdale.

Clicking on a blue marker will open the TripAdvisor Tourism page for that community. The Tourism page will open in a new browser window.

An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map. As above, clicking on a marker will open the selected Tourism page in a new window. Clicking on the community's name will cause a jump to the Tourism map for that community.



  Grande Prairie  

List of Neighboring TripAdvisor Tourism Pages ...

Below is a list of those communities which have a TripAdvisor Tourism page and are relatively close to Dimsdale - within 44 miles [70.8 km].

Our list sorts the communities in alphabetical order. There are 7 communities listed.

For each community, we give:

  • The approximate distance and direction from Dimsdale
  • If we know it, we give the population of the community
  • A link to the TripAdvisor Tourism page. The TripAdvisor page will open in a new browser window
  • A link that will jump to our map for the community's map of Tourism pages


18 miles [29 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) of Dimsdale

Population: 2,365

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Beaverlodge

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Beaverlodge


11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dimsdale

Population: 1,652

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Clairmont

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Clairmont

Grande Prairie

7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of Dimsdale

Population: 54,913

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Grande Prairie

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Grande Prairie


44 miles [70.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of Dimsdale

Population: 638

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Rycroft

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Rycroft


17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of Dimsdale

Population: 2,393

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Sexsmith

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Sexsmith


6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Dimsdale

Population: 1,383

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Wembley

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Wembley


33 miles [53.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of Dimsdale

Population: 106

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Woking

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Woking


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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 Dimsdale and then turned east". While Dimsdale could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Dimsdale 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 Dimsdale 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.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alberta community named Dimsdale.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Dimsdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dimsdale) 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 Dimsdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dimsdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dimsdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.1333, Longitude: -118.9833     [Map].

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