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Welcome to Donalda ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Donalda, 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 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) and (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)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bashaw came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bashaw
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Bashaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bashaw <4>
  • Rosalind
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Botha
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Botha
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Botha
  • Edberg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edberg
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Edberg
  • Heisler
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • White Sands
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Rochon Sands
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Red Willow
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Meeting Creek
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)

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.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Donalda.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Donalda. 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 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>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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