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Hobbema, Alberta

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Welcome to Hobbema ...

Hobbema is 2,650 feet [808 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Hobbema is ½ mile above sea level.

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

The Canadian Postal Code for Hobbema: T0C<3>

Adding Hobbema 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 Hobbema 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 Hobbema on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Hobbema ...

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

  • Wetaskiwin
  • Ponoka
  • Millet
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    • Millet lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Hobbema
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  • Morningside
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    • Morningside lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Hobbema
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morningside came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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    • Gwynne
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      • Gwynne lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Hobbema
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    • Navarre
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      • Navarre lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Hobbema
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    • Falun
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      • Falun lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Hobbema
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    • Bittern Lake
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      • Bittern Lake lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Hobbema
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    • Ferintosh
    • Pipestone
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      • Pipestone lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Hobbema
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pipestone came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hobbema ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hobbema - 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)'. In the case of Hobbema, we provide only the FSA and not the 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 Hobbema). 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 Hobbema 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hobbema) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hobbema. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HobbemaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hobbema. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.8344, Longitude: -113.4522    
<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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