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Hay Lakes, Alberta

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Welcome to Hay Lakes ...

A typical abbreviation for Hay Lakes: Hay Lks.

The village of Hay Lakes is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Hay Lakes is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Hay Lakes 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 Hay Lakes: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Hay Lakes: T0B<3>

Communities near Hay Lakes ...

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

  • Camrose (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Beaumont (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Millet (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
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    • Millet lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Hay Lakes
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  • New Sarepta (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • South Cooking Lake (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
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    • South Cooking Lake lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Hay Lakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Cooking Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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  • Half Moon Lake (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
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    • Half Moon Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Hay Lakes
    • Half Moon Lake has also been known as:
    • Half Moon Estates
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  • Bittern Lake (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
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    • Bittern Lake lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Hay Lakes
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  • Round Hill (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
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    • Round Hill lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Hay Lakes
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  • Kingman (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Gwynne (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
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    • Gwynne lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Hay Lakes
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hay Lakes ...

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

Adding Hay Lakes to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hay Lakes was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hay Lakes on our Genealogy Page.

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Mentions & References for Hay Lakes

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hay Lakes - 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 Hay Lakes). 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 Hay Lakes or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>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- Hay Lakes) 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 Hay Lakes. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hay LakesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hay Lakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.1974, Longitude: -113.0562    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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