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Welcome to Excel ...

Excel is 2,580 feet [786 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Excel is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Excel 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).

Note: If you travel east from Excel (for example, toward Alsask (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Area codes for Excel: (403) & (587)<2>

Communities Also Named Excel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Excel - they are located in Alabama and Minnesota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Excel.

Communities near Excel ...

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

  • Oyen
  • Cereal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cereal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Cereal lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Excel
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  • Benton Station
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    • Benton Station lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Excel
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  • Sibbald
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sibbald came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Sibbald lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Excel
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chinook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chinook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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      • Chinook lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Excel
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    • Sedalia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sedalia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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      • Sedalia lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the north of Excel
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    • Acadia Valley
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      • Acadia Valley lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Excel
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    • Esther
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esther came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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      • Esther lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Excel
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    • New Brigden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brigden came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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      • New Brigden lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the north of Excel
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    • Alsask
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alsask came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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      • Alsask lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the east of Excel
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alsask<4>

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Excel ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Excel. 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 Excel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Excel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Excel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.3833, Longitude: -110.5667    
<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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