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Bankhead, Alberta

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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) & (587)<2> area codes.

Communities near Bankhead ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bankhead and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bankhead. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 we use 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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