A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Jasper ...
Jasper was founded in 1813.
Jasper is 3,490 feet [1,064 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Jasper is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Jasper 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 leave Jasper and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).
Area codes for Jasper: (780) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Jasper: T0E<3>
Websites for Jasper ...
Official Website: www.jasper-alberta.com
Chamber of Commerce: www.jaspercanadianrockies.com/
Adding Jasper 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 Jasper 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 Jasper on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Jasper ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Jasper - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jasper.
Communities near Jasper ...
We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Jasper.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jasper ...
Looking for more information about Jasper? 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 Jasper, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jasper.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Jasper: www.jasper-alberta.com
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021