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Welcome to Big Stone ...

Time Zone: Big Stone 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).

Note: If you travel east from Big Stone (for example, toward Alsask (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Telephone area codes for Big Stone: (403) & (587)<1>

Communities near Big Stone ...

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 Big Stone and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirDistance
Cereal   [Map]   126   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cessford   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Chinook   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pollockville   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sheerness   [Map]   ---   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stanmore   [Map]   ---   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]

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

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 Big Stone. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Stone ...

Looking for more information about Big Stone? 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.

Looking for more information about Big Stone? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Stone, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Stone.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Big Stone) 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 Big Stone. 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 Big Stone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Stone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2000, Longitude: -111.2000     [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Big Stone 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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