A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Home >> Province of Alberta >> HannaIndex...

Welcome to Hanna ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hanna, 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 Hanna is 2,700 feet [823 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Hanna is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Hanna 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 Hanna: (403) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Hanna: T0J<3>

Websites for Hanna ...

Official Website:

Communities Also Named Hanna ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Hanna - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Hanna ...

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

  • Delia
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Watts
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watts
  • Richdale
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richdale
  • Craigmyle
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Lawsonburg
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Lawsonburg. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawsonburg
  • Stanmore
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanmore
  • Spondin
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spondin
  • Heart Lake
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northwest)
  • Endiang
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Endiang came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Endiang
  • Sunnynook
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hanna ...

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

Adding Hanna to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hanna.

The official website for Hanna:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hanna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<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 Hanna). 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 Hanna 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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.


Copyright 2024
All Rights Reserved

Thank you for visiting our website.

In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified/updated: 07 Apr 2024