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Welcome to Fort MacLeod ...

A typical abbreviation for Fort MacLeod: Ft. MacLeod

The town of Fort MacLeod is 3,090 feet [942 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Fort MacLeod is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Fort MacLeod 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 Fort MacLeod: (403) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Fort MacLeod: T0L<3>

Websites for Fort MacLeod ...

Official Website: www.town.fortmacleod.ab.ca/

Communities near Fort MacLeod ...

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

  • Nobleford (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nobleford
    • Nobleford lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort MacLeod
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nobleford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nobleford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nobleford<6>
  • Granum (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Monarch (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monarch
    • Monarch lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort MacLeod
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monarch came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monarch
  • Eastview Acres (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastview Acres
    • Eastview Acres lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Fort MacLeod
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastview Acres
  • Woodhouse (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodhouse
    • Woodhouse lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Fort MacLeod
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodhouse came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodhouse
  • Stand Off (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stand Off
    • Stand Off lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Fort MacLeod
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stand Off
  • Brocket (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brocket
    • Brocket lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Fort MacLeod
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brocket
  • Coalhurst (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalhurst
    • Coalhurst lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the east of Fort MacLeod
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coalhurst came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalhurst
  • Springridge (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springridge
    • Springridge lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Fort MacLeod
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  • Sunset Acres (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Acres
    • Sunset Acres lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the east of Fort MacLeod
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Acres

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort MacLeod ...

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

Adding Fort MacLeod 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 Fort MacLeod was on a map titled Map of Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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The official website for Fort MacLeod: www.town.fortmacleod.ab.ca/

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort MacLeod - 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 Fort MacLeod). 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 Fort MacLeod 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort MacLeod) 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 Fort MacLeod. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort MacLeodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort MacLeod. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7217, Longitude: -113.4004    
<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.
<6>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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