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Welcome to Bentley ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Bentley, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1951.

The town of Bentley is 3,000 feet [914 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Bentley is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bentley 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 Bentley: (403) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Bentley: T0C<3>

Communities Also Named Bentley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 14 communities that are also named Bentley - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Bentley ...

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

  • Red Deer
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Sylvan Lake
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Lacombe
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Blackfalds
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Rimbey
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Eckville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Norglenwold
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norglenwold came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norglenwold
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  • Kountry Meadows
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Gull Lake
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Jarvis Bay
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarvis Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarvis Bay
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Jarvis Bay

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bentley ...

Looking for more information about Bentley? 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 Bentley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bentley.

Adding Bentley to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Bentley was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bentley.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bentley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<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 Bentley). 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 Bentley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




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