A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Entrance, Alberta

Nearby Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AB

Welcome to Entrance ...

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).

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)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swan Landing
    • Swan Landing lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Entrance
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swan Landing
  • Pocahontas (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
    • Pocahontas lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Entrance
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocahontas came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas
  • Luscar (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luscar
    • Luscar lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southeast of Entrance
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luscar
  • Cadomin (27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadomin
    • Cadomin lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Entrance
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadomin
  • Mercoal (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercoal
    • Mercoal lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Entrance
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercoal
  • Coalspur (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalspur
    • Coalspur lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Entrance
    • Coalspur has also been known as:
    • Coalspar
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalspur
  • Robb (31 miles [49.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robb
    • Robb lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<3> to the east of Entrance
    • Jump to Google Maps 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 ...

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for 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 about the above, see References and Mentions for Entrance on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Entrance

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

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

The official website for Province of Alberta:

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Entrance) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Entrance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3667, Longitude: -117.7000    
<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.






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 24 Oct 2022