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Joffre, Alberta

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Welcome to Joffre ...

Joffre is 2,890 feet [881 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Joffre is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Joffre 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 Joffre: (403) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Joffre: T0C<3>

Communities Also Named Joffre ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Joffre - they are located in Alabama, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Quebec.

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

Communities near Joffre ...

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

  • Red Deer (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Lacombe (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Blackfalds (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Penhold (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
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    • Penhold lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Joffre
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penhold came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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  • Springbrook (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
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    • Springbrook lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Joffre
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  • Alix (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Delburne (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Delburne lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Joffre
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  • Clive (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
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    • Clive lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Joffre
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clive came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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  • Gull Lake (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Woodland Hills (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
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    • Woodland Hills lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Joffre
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Joffre ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Joffre - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<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 Joffre). 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 Joffre 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Joffre) 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 Joffre. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JoffreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Joffre. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3362, Longitude: -113.5373    
<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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