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Welcome to Big Valley ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Big Valley, 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.
A typical abbreviation for Big Valley: Big Vly. (or less commonly used: Big Vally. or Big Vlly.)
The village of Big Valley is 2,720 feet [829 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Big Valley is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Big Valley 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 Big Valley: (403) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Big Valley: T0J<3>
Websites for Big Valley ...
Official Website: www.villageofbigvalley.ca/
Communities Also Named Big Valley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Big Valley - they are located in California and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Valley.
Communities near Big Valley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Big Valley.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Valley ...
Looking for more information about Big Valley? 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 Big Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Big Valley.
Adding Big Valley to Our Gazetteer ...
The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Big Valley was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
We also found Big Valley on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Big Valley.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Big Valley: www.villageofbigvalley.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023