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Welcome to Gayford ...

Although we found mention of Gayford during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Gayford was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Gayford to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Gayford, please Contact Us.


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Gayford might be (or was) located is 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).

We believe that Gayford would be found within the (403) and (587)<2> area codes.

Communities near Gayford ...

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

  • Strathmore
  • Irricana
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irricana came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irricana
    • Irricana lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Gayford
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irricana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irricana<4>
  • Beiseker
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beiseker came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beiseker
    • Beiseker lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Gayford
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beiseker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beiseker<4>
  • Standard
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Standard
    • Standard lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Gayford
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rockyford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockyford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockyford
      • Rockyford lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Gayford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockyford
    • Rosebud
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebud came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosebud
      • Rosebud lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Gayford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosebud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosebud<4>
    • Cheadle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheadle came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheadle
      • Cheadle lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Gayford
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    • Namaka
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Namaka came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Namaka
      • Namaka lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Gayford
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    • Lyalta
    • Redland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redland
      • Redland lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Gayford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redland

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gayford ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Gayford and then turned west". While Gayford could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Gayford as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Gayford could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<3>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- Gayford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gayford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2126, Longitude: -113.3539    
<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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