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Mountain Park, Alberta

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Welcome to Mountain Park ...

So far, we have found very little information about Mountain Park. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Park: Mtn. Park

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mountain Park is 5,870 feet [1,789 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Mountain Park is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Mountain Park 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).

Note: If you leave Mountain Park and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Mountain Park would have been located in the (780) & (587)<3> area codes.

Communities near Mountain Park ...

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

Community   2006<5>
Brule   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cadomin   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coalspur   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hinton   [Map]   9,738   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Jasper   [Map]   4,265   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Luscar   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Mountain Park.

Communities Also Named Mountain Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Mountain Park - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia (3), Massachusetts, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2) and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mountain Park.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mountain Park. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mountain Park:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Mountain Park no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Mountain Park, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Mountain Park.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Mountain Park. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mountain Park) 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 Mountain Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountain Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9247, Longitude: -117.2715     [Map].

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


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