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Welcome to Gem ...

Gem is 2,500 feet [762 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Gem is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Gem 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).

Telephone area codes for Gem: (403) & (587)<2>

Communities near Gem ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Gem and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cluny   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Dorothy   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Duchess   [Map]   978   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Finnegan   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hussar   [Map]   187   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Gem.

Communities Also Named Gem ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Gem - they are located in Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas (2), Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gem. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gem:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gem ...

Looking for more information about Gem? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gem. 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 Gem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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<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- Gem) 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 Gem. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gem

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.9500, Longitude: -112.1833     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Gem were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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