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Welcome to Black Diamond ...

The town of Black Diamond was founded in 1907.

Black Diamond is 3,830 feet [1,167 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Black Diamond is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Black Diamond 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 Black Diamond: (403) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Black Diamond: T0L<3>

Websites for Black Diamond ...

Official Website:

Communities Also Named Black Diamond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Black Diamond - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

Communities near Black Diamond ...

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

  • Okotoks
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • High River
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Longview
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Millarville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • De Winton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Academy
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Priddis
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Aldersyde
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldersyde came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldersyde
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  • Midnapore
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Two Guns
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Diamond ...

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

Adding Black Diamond to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Black Diamond.

The official website for Black Diamond:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Black Diamond - 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 Black Diamond). 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 Black Diamond 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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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023