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Forestburg, Alberta

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Welcome to Forestburg ...

The village of Forestburg is 2,340 feet [713 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Forestburg is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Forestburg 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 Forestburg: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Forestburg: T0B<3>

Communities Also Named Forestburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Forestburg - they are located in New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Forestburg ...

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

  • Killam (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Strome (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
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    • Strome lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Forestburg
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  • Alliance (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Alliance lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Forestburg
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  • Heisler (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
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    • Heisler lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Forestburg
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  • Galahad (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
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    • Galahad lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Forestburg
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  • Ankerton (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
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    • Ankerton lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Forestburg
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  • Berkinshaw (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
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    • Berkinshaw lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Forestburg
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  • Sedgewick (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
  • Daysland (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Donalda (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forestburg ...

Looking for more information about Forestburg? 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 Forestburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Forestburg.

Adding Forestburg 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.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Forestburg was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Forestburg on our Genealogy Page.

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Mentions & References for Forestburg

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forestburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<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 Forestburg). 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 Forestburg 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forestburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Forestburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ForestburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forestburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5839, Longitude: -112.0683    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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