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Welcome to Daysland ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Daysland, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1951.

The town of Daysland is 2,350 feet [716 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Daysland is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Daysland 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 Daysland: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Daysland: T0B<3>

Communities near Daysland ...

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

  • Killam
  • Bawlf
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    • Bawlf lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Daysland.
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  • Strome
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    • Strome lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Daysland.
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  • Rosalind
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    • Rosalind lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Daysland.
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  • Heisler
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    • Heisler lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Daysland.
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  • Ohaton
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    • Ohaton lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Daysland.
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  • Kelsey
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    • Kelsey lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Daysland.
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  • Ankerton
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    • Ankerton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Daysland.
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  • Forestburg
  • Edberg
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    • Edberg lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the west of Daysland.
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Daysland ...

Looking for more information about Daysland? 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 Daysland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Daysland.

Adding Daysland to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Daysland was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

We also found Daysland on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Daysland.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Daysland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<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 Daysland). 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 Daysland 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Daysland) 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 Daysland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DayslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Daysland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.8666, Longitude: -112.2592    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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