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Welcome to Dinant ...

Although we found mention of Dinant during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Dinant was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

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


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Dinant might be (or 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), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

We believe that Dinant would be found within the (780) and (587)<2> area codes.

Communities near Dinant ...

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

  • Camrose
  • Tofield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tofield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tofield
    • Tofield lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Dinant
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tofield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tofield<4>
  • Ryley
  • New Sarepta
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hay Lakes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hay Lakes
      • Hay Lakes lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Dinant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hay Lakes
    • New Norway
    • Bittern Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bittern Lake
      • Bittern Lake lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Dinant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bittern Lake
    • Round Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Hill
      • Round Hill lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Dinant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Hill
    • Ohaton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ohaton
      • Ohaton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Dinant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ohaton
    • Kingman

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dinant ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Dinant and then turned east". While Dinant could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Dinant as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Dinant could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<3>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- Dinant) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dinant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.1333, Longitude: -112.8167    
<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 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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