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Welcome to Lac la Biche ...



While we don't have a date for the founding of Lac la Biche, 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.

The town of Lac la Biche is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Lac la Biche 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 Lac la Biche: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Lac la Biche: T0A<3>

Communities near Lac la Biche ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lac la Biche.

  • Plamondon
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Venice
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Venice
  • Hylo
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hylo
  • Imperial Mills
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Atmore
    (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atmore came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atmore
  • Caslan
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caslan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caslan
  • Kikino
    (23 miles [37 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kikino
  • Rich Lake
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
  • Grassland
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassland
  • McRae
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McRae came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McRae

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lac la Biche ...

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

Adding Lac la Biche 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 Lac la Biche was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lac la Biche.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lac la Biche. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

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