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Welcome to Cairns ...

So far, we found very little information about Cairns. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Cairns to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Cairns, please Contact Us.

We aren't confident of the location of Cairns, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Time Zone: The area where Cairns was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR).

Note: If you travel east from Cairns (for example, toward Macklin (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

The location where Cairns once stood is in the (780) & (587)<3> area codes.

Communities Also Named Cairns ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cairns - they are located in California and Michigan.

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

Communities near Cairns ...

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

  • Provost
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Czar
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
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  • Cadogan
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Hayter
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
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  • Metiskow
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Neutral Hills
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Hughenden
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest)
  • Bodo
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast)
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  • Consort
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
  • Amisk
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest)
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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cairns, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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.
<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
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