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Welcome to Amber Valley ...

A typical abbreviation for Amber Valley: Amber Vly. (or less commonly used: Amber Vally. or Amber Vlly.)

Amber Valley was founded in 1909.

Amber Valley was originally named Pine Creek.

Amber Valley is 1,950 feet [594 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Amber Valley 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 Amber Valley: (780) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Amber Valley: T9S<3>

Communities near Amber Valley ...

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

Community   2006<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Atmore   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Amber Valley.

Communities Also Named Amber Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Amber Valley - it's located in Indiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amber Valley.

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 Amber Valley. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Amber Valley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amber Valley ...

Looking for more information about Amber Valley? 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 Amber Valley? 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 Amber Valley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amber Valley.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amber Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amber Valley - 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).

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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 Amber Valley, 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 Amber Valley). 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 Amber Valley 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Amber Valley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amber Valley) 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 Amber Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amber Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amber Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7329, Longitude: -112.9298     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amber Valley have been estimated.

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