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Welcome to High Prairie ...



While we don't have a date for the founding of High Prairie, 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.

A typical abbreviation for High Prairie: High Pr.

The town of High Prairie is 1,990 feet [607 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: High 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 High Prairie: (780) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for High Prairie: T0G<3>

Websites for High Prairie ...

Official Website: www.highprairie.ca/

Communities Also Named High Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named High Prairie - they are located in Illinois, Kansas (2), Missouri and Texas.

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

Communities near High Prairie ...

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

  • Grouard Mission
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grouard Mission came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grouard Mission
  • Triangle
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Triangle
  • Arcadia
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
  • Grouard
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Kathleen
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kathleen
  • Joussard
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joussard
  • Sunset House
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset House came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset House
  • McLennan
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLennan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLennan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McLennan <5>
  • Guy
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guy
  • Drift Pile River 150
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drift Pile River 150 came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drift Pile River 150

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for High Prairie ...

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

Adding High Prairie 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.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for High Prairie.

The official website for High Prairie: www.highprairie.ca/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around High Prairie - 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 High Prairie). 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 High Prairie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>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.
<5>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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