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Bashaw, Alberta

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Welcome to Bashaw ...

The town of Bashaw is 2,610 feet [796 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Bashaw is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bashaw 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).

Area codes for Bashaw: (780) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Bashaw: T0B<3>

Websites for Bashaw ...

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Communities Also Named Bashaw ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bashaw - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bashaw ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bashaw.

  • Alix (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Mirror (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
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    • Mirror lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Bashaw
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  • New Norway (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Erskine (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Donalda (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Edberg (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
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    • Edberg lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Bashaw
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  • Ferintosh (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • White Sands (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • White Sands lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Bashaw
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  • Tees (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tees
    • Tees lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Bashaw
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  • Rochon Sands (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochon Sands
    • Rochon Sands lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Bashaw
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bashaw ...

Looking for more information about Bashaw? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bashaw, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bashaw.

Adding Bashaw to Our Gazetteer ...

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bashaw was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

We also found Bashaw on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bashaw on our Genealogy Page.

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Mentions & References for Bashaw

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bashaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<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)'. 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 Bashaw). 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 Bashaw or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Bashaw) 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 Bashaw. 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 BashawOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bashaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5833, Longitude: -112.9667    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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