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Welcome to Grande Prairie ...

A typical abbreviation for Grande Prairie: Grande Pr.

The city of Grande Prairie was settled in 1910 and was incorporated as a city January 1, 1958.

Grande Prairie is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Grande Prairie is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Grande Prairie 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 Grande Prairie: (780) & (587)<2>

Websites for Grande Prairie ...

Official Website:   www.cityofgp.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.gpchamber.com/

Communities near Grande Prairie ...

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

  • Sexsmith
  • Clairmont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clairmont came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clairmont
    • Clairmont lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Grande Prairie
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clairmont<4>
  • Wembley
  • Buffalo Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Lake
    • Buffalo Lake lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Grande Prairie
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Lake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bezanson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bezanson came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bezanson
      • Bezanson lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Grande Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bezanson
    • Riverview Pines Subdivision
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview Pines Subdivision
      • Riverview Pines Subdivision lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Grande Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview Pines Subdivision
    • Dimsdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dimsdale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dimsdale
      • Dimsdale lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Grande Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dimsdale
    • Grovedale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grovedale
      • Grovedale lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Grande Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grovedale
    • Bezanson
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bezanson
      • Bezanson lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Grande Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bezanson
    • Webster
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
      • Webster lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Grande Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grande Prairie ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Grande Prairie: www.cityofgp.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grande Prairie - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Grande Prairie) 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 Grande Prairie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grande Prairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grande Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.1707, Longitude: -118.7916    
<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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