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Welcome to Hardisty ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hardisty, 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 Hardisty is 2,010 feet [613 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Hardisty 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 Hardisty: (780) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Hardisty: T0B<3>

Communities near Hardisty ...

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

  • Sedgewick
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Irma
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Hughenden
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Lougheed
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Amisk
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amisk
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  • Bellshill
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Battle Bend
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Jarrow
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarrow
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  • Fabyan
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fabyan
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  • Wainwright
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hardisty ...

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

Adding Hardisty to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hardisty.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hardisty. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hardisty - 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 Hardisty). 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 Hardisty 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.




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