Welcome to Bottrell ...
The origin (or the toponymy) of Bottrell: Named after Edward Botterel, an early settler in this area.
Bottrell is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Bottrell is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Bottrell 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 Bottrell: (403) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Bottrell: T4C<3>
Communities near Bottrell ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bottrell.
- Cochrane (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
- Carstairs (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
- Crossfield (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossfield
- Crossfield lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Bottrell
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossfield
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossfield<5>
- Cremona (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cremona
- Cremona lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Bottrell
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- Cochrane Lake (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cochrane Lake
- Cochrane Lake lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Bottrell
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- Ghost Lake (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ghost Lake
- Ghost Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Bottrell
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- Benchlands (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benchlands
- Benchlands lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Bottrell
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- Dogpound (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dogpound
- Dogpound lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Bottrell
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- Madden (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madden
- Madden lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Bottrell
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madden came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Madden
- Water Valley (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Water Valley
- Water Valley lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Bottrell
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Water Valley
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Water Valley<5>
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bottrell ...
Looking for more information about Bottrell? 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 Bottrell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bottrell.
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|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bottrell - 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)'. In the case of Bottrell, we provide only the FSA and not the 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 Bottrell). 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 Bottrell 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bottrell) 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 Bottrell. 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 BottrellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bottrell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4021, Longitude: -114.4704 |
|<5>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|
|<6>||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.|