Welcome to Bluffton ...
Bluffton is 2,980 feet [908 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Bluffton is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Bluffton 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 Bluffton: (403) & (587)<2>
Adding Bluffton 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 Bluffton 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 Bluffton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Bluffton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Bluffton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bluffton.
Communities near Bluffton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bluffton.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
- Winfield lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Bluffton
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
- Grandview lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Bluffton
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview
- Crystal Springs
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
- Crystal Springs lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Bluffton
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
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- Poplar Bay
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Bay
- Poplar Bay lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Bluffton
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Bay
- Norris Beach
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris Beach
- Norris Beach lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Bluffton
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris Beach
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavesta
- Lavesta lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Bluffton
- Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Lavesta. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Lavesta
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoadley
- Hoadley lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Bluffton
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoadley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoadley
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forshee
- Forshee lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Bluffton
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Forshee
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leedale
- Leedale lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Bluffton
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leedale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Leedale
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bluffton ...
Looking for more information about Bluffton? 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 Bluffton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bluffton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bluffton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bluffton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<2>||Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).|
|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bluffton) 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 Bluffton. 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 BlufftonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluffton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.7500, Longitude: -114.2833 |
|<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 have 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.|
|<6>||An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.|