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Bittern Lake, Alberta

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Welcome to Bittern Lake ...

A typical abbreviation for Bittern Lake: Bittern Lk.

The village of Bittern Lake is 2,440 feet [744 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Bittern Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bittern Lake 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 Bittern Lake: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Bittern Lake: T0C<3>

Communities Also Named Bittern Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bittern Lake - it's located in Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Bittern Lake ...

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

  • Camrose (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Wetaskiwin (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Millet (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
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    • Millet lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Bittern Lake
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  • New Sarepta (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Hay Lakes (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
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    • Hay Lakes lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Bittern Lake
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  • New Norway (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Edberg (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
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    • Edberg lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Bittern Lake
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  • Ferintosh (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Ohaton (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
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    • Ohaton lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Bittern Lake
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  • Kingman (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bittern Lake ...

Looking for more information about Bittern Lake? 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 Bittern Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bittern Lake.

Adding Bittern Lake 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.

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

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

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Mentions & References for Bittern Lake

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bittern Lake - 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 Bittern Lake). 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 Bittern Lake 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bittern Lake) 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 Bittern Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bittern LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bittern Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0065, Longitude: -113.0586    
<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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