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Welcome to Islay ...

Time Zone: Islay 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).

Note: If you travel east from Islay (for example, toward Paradise Hill (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Area codes for Islay: (780) & (587)<1>

The Canadian Postal Code for Islay: T0B<2>

Communities Also Named Islay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Islay - they are located in Ontario, South Carolina and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Islay ...

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

  • Vermilion (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Kitscoty (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
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    • Kitscoty lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Islay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kitscoty came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kitscoty<4>
  • Marwayne (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
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    • Marwayne lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Islay
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  • Blackfoot (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • Blackfoot lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Islay
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  • Dewberry (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
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    • Dewberry lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Islay
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  • Clandonald (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
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    • Clandonald lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Islay
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  • Borradaile (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
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    • Borradaile lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Islay
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  • Hazeldine (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
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    • Hazeldine lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Islay
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  • Streamstown (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
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    • Streamstown lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Islay
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  • Lea Park (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Lea Park lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Islay
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Islay ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<2>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 Islay). 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 Islay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Islay) 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 Islay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from IslayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Islay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3935, Longitude: -110.5402    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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