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Welcome to Franchere ...

Franchere is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Franchere 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 Franchere (for example, toward Pierceland (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.

Telephone area codes for Franchere: (780) and (587)<2>

Communities near Franchere ...

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

  • Bonnyville
  • Glendon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendon
    • Glendon lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Franchere
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendon<4>
  • Fort Kent
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Kent
    • Fort Kent lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Franchere
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  • Horseshoe Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Bay
    • Horseshoe Bay lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Franchere
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mallaig
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallaig
      • Mallaig lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Franchere
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    • Pelican Narrows
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican Narrows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelican Narrows
      • Pelican Narrows lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Franchere
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    • Bonnyville Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonnyville Beach
      • Bonnyville Beach lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Franchere
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    • Hoselaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoselaw came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoselaw
      • Hoselaw lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Franchere
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    • Therien
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Therien
      • Therien lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Franchere
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    • Iron River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron River
      • Iron River lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Franchere
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Franchere ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Franchere. 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 Franchere - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Franchere) 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 Franchere. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Franchere

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Franchere. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2694, Longitude: -111.0292    
<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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