Welcome to Foremost ...
The village of Foremost is 2,910 feet [887 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Foremost is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Foremost 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 Foremost: (403) and (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Foremost: T0K<3>
Communities near Foremost ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Foremost.
- Legend (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west) - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Legend
- Legend was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Foremost
- Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Legend. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
- Nemiskam (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east) - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nemiskam
- Nemiskam was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Foremost
- Etzikom (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
- Skiff (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skiff
- Skiff lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Foremost
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Skiff
- Conquerville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast) - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conquerville
- Conquerville was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Foremost
- Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Conquerville. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
- Conquerville has also been known as:
- Pakowki (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east) - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pakowki
- Pakowki was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the east of Foremost
- Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Pakowki. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
- Juno (24 miles [38.6 km] to the north)
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- Juno lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the north of Foremost
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- Burdett (25 miles [40.2 km] to the north)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burdett
- Burdett lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Foremost
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burdett came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Burdett
- Bow Island (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow Island
- Bow Island lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the north of Foremost
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow Island
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bow Island<6>
- Grassy Lake (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassy Lake
- Grassy Lake lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Foremost
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Foremost ...
Looking for more information about Foremost? 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 Foremost, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Foremost.
Adding Foremost to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Foremost was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
We also found Foremost on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Foremost on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Foremost - 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 Foremost). 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 Foremost 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- Foremost) 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 Foremost. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ForemostOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foremost. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4790, Longitude: -111.4407 |
|<5>||An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.|
|<6>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|
|<7>||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.|