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Welcome to Bankhead ...

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

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




Bankhead was founded in 1903.

Time Zone: The area where Bankhead 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).

Bankhead would have been located in the (403) and (587)<2> area codes.

Communities near Bankhead ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bankhead and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Banff   [Map]   6,700   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Canmore   [Map]   12,039   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dead Man's Flats   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Exshaw   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Georgetown - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Harvie Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bankhead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bankhead - they are located in Alabama (2) and Arkansas.

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Bankhead 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 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 Bankhead, 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 Bankhead.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Bankhead. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bankhead) 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 Bankhead. 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 Bankhead

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bankhead. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2304, Longitude: -115.5242     [Map].

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