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Welcome to Grimshaw ...



While we don't have a date for the founding of Grimshaw, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1951.

The town of Grimshaw is 1,940 feet [591 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Grimshaw 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 Grimshaw: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Grimshaw: T0H<3>

Communities Also Named Grimshaw ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Grimshaw - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Grimshaw ...

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

  • Peace River
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Berwyn
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Saint Isidore
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Isidore came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Isidore
  • Whitelaw
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitelaw
  • Brownvale
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownvale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownvale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownvale <4>
  • Shaftesbury Settlement
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • Roma Junction
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Marie Reine
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marie Reine came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marie Reine
  • Jean Cote
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jean Cote came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jean Cote
  • Nampa
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nampa came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nampa

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grimshaw ...

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

Adding Grimshaw to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Grimshaw was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

We also found Grimshaw on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Grimshaw.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grimshaw. 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 Grimshaw - 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 Grimshaw). 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 Grimshaw or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<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 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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