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Welcome to Claresholm ...

The town of Claresholm was founded in 1903 and was incorporated in 1905.

Claresholm is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Claresholm is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Claresholm 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 Claresholm: (403) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Claresholm: T0L<3>

Websites for Claresholm ...

Official Website: www.townofclaresholm.com/

Communities near Claresholm ...

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

  • Stavely
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Granum
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Parkland Beach
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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  • Woodhouse
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodhouse came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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  • Parkland
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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  • Furman
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Carmangay
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
  • Barons
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barons came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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  • Champion
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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  • Fort MacLeod
    (23 miles [37 km] to the south)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Claresholm ...

Looking for more information about Claresholm? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Claresholm, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Claresholm.

Adding Claresholm to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Claresholm was mentioned on a train schedule titled Canadian Pacific Railroad Time Tables (October 1899).

We also found Claresholm on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Southern Alberta (1951).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Claresholm.

The official website for Claresholm: www.townofclaresholm.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Claresholm - 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)'. 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 Claresholm). 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 Claresholm or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<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 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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