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Welcome to Brainard ...

Time Zone: Brainard 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 Brainard: (780) and (587)<1>

Communities near Brainard ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Brainard and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaverlodge   [Map]   2,264   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Demmitt   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elmworth   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Goodfare   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Huallen   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Hythe   [Map]   821   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Brainard.

Communities Also Named Brainard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Brainard - they are located in California, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska and New York.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brainard. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brainard:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brainard ...

Looking for more information about Brainard? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Brainard? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Brainard, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Brainard.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Brainard. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brainard. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Brainard.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Brainard. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brainard) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brainard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brainard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brainard. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3830, Longitude: -119.7435     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brainard have been estimated.

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Brainard were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brainard.