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Welcome to Chinook ...

Time Zone: Chinook 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).

Note: If you travel east from Chinook (for example, toward Flaxcombe (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.

Area codes for Chinook: (403) & (587)<1>

Adding Chinook 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 Chinook 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 Chinook on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Chinook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Chinook - they are located in Indiana, Montana and Washington.

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

Communities near Chinook ...

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

  • Youngstown
  • Cereal
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cereal
    • Cereal lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Chinook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cereal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cereal
  • Sedalia
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sedalia
    • Sedalia lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Chinook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sedalia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedalia
  • Hemaruka
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemaruka
    • Hemaruka lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Chinook
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemaruka
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oyen
    • New Brigden
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Brigden
      • New Brigden lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the east of Chinook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brigden came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brigden
    • Stanmore
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanmore
      • Stanmore lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Chinook
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanmore
    • Big Stone
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Stone
      • Big Stone lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Chinook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Stone came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Stone
    • Benton Station
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton Station
      • Benton Station lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Chinook
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton Station
    • Esther
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esther
      • Esther lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the east of Chinook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esther came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esther

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chinook ...

Looking for more information about Chinook? 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 Chinook, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Chinook.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chinook) 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 Chinook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChinookOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chinook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5756, Longitude: -110.9196    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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