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Anthracite, Alberta

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Welcome to Anthracite ...

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

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

Anthracite was established in 1886.

Time Zone: The area where Anthracite 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).

The location where Anthracite once stood is in the (403) & (587)<2> area codes.

Communities near Anthracite ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anthracite and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Banff   [Map]   6,700   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dead Man's Flats   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Exshaw   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Georgetown - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Harvie Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Anthracite ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Anthracite - they are located in Colorado and Pennsylvania.

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Anthracite 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 Anthracite, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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 Anthracite.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anthracite. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.1991, Longitude: -115.4920     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anthracite have been estimated.

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Anthracite 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 Anthracite.