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Welcome to Donalda ...

The village of Donalda is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Donalda is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Donalda 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 Donalda: (403) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Donalda: T0B<3>

Communities near Donalda ...

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

  • Stettler (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Bashaw (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bashaw
    • Bashaw lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Donalda
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bashaw came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bashaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bashaw<5>
  • Rosalind (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosalind
    • Rosalind lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Donalda
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosalind
  • Botha (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Botha
    • Botha lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Donalda
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Botha
  • Edberg (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edberg
    • Edberg lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Donalda
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edberg
  • Heisler (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heisler
    • Heisler lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Donalda
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heisler
  • White Sands (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sands
    • White Sands lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Donalda
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sands
  • Rochon Sands (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochon Sands
    • Rochon Sands lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Donalda
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochon Sands
  • Red Willow (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Willow
    • Red Willow lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Donalda
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Willow
  • Meeting Creek (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeting Creek
    • Meeting Creek lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Donalda
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meeting Creek

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donalda ...

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

Adding Donalda 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 Donalda 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 Donalda on our Genealogy Page.

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Mentions & References for Donalda

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Donalda - 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 Donalda). 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 Donalda 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Donalda) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Donalda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DonaldaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donalda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5838, Longitude: -112.5756    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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