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Welcome to Entrance ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Entrance, 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 1925.

Entrance is 3,760 feet [1,146 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Entrance is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Entrance 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).

Telephone area codes for Entrance: (780) and (587)<2>

Communities near Entrance ...

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

  • Hinton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Brule
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Swan Landing
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Pocahontas
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocahontas came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Pocahontas
  • Luscar
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luscar
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Luscar
  • Cadomin
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Mercoal
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Coalspur
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Coalspur has also been known as:
    • Coalspar
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalspur
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Coalspur
  • Robb
    (31 miles [49.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robb
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Robb
  • Jasper
    (37 miles [59.5 km] to the southwest)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Entrance ...

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

Adding Entrance to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Entrance was on a map titled Map of British Columbia (from Gulf Refining, 1925).

We also found Entrance on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Southern Alberta (1951).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Entrance.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Entrance. 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 Entrance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<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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