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Welcome to Galahad ...

The village of Galahad is 2,330 feet [710 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Galahad is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Galahad 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 Galahad: (780) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Galahad: T0B<3>

Communities near Galahad ...

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

  • Killam (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Forestburg (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Alliance (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alliance
    • Alliance lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Galahad
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  • Heisler (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heisler
    • Heisler lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Galahad
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  • Halkirk (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halkirk
    • Halkirk lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Galahad
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  • Berkinshaw (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berkinshaw
    • Berkinshaw lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Galahad
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  • Bellshill (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellshill
    • Bellshill lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Galahad
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellshill
  • Battle River (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle River
    • Battle River lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Galahad
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  • Castor (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
  • Sedgewick (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galahad ...

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

Adding Galahad 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 Galahad 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 Galahad on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Galahad. 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 Galahad - 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 Galahad). 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 Galahad 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Galahad) 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 Galahad. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GalahadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galahad. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5136, Longitude: -111.9273    
<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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