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Welcome to Derwent ...

The village of Derwent was established in 1928.

Time Zone: Derwent 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 Derwent (for example, toward Frenchman Butte (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 Derwent: (780) and (587)<1>

The Canadian Postal Code for Derwent: T0B<2>

Communities Also Named Derwent ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Derwent - they are located in Ohio and Ontario.

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

Communities near Derwent ...

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

  • Elk Point
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Myrnam
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrnam
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Myrnam
  • Dewberry
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Clandonald
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Rusylvia
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Heinsburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Lindbergh
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindbergh came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindbergh
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lindbergh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindbergh <3>
  • Riverview
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Morecambe
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morecambe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morecambe
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Morecambe
  • Beauvallon
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauvallon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauvallon
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Beauvallon

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Derwent ...

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

Adding Derwent 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.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Derwent.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<2>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 Derwent). 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 Derwent or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<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 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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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023