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Welcome to Lake Louise ...

A typical abbreviation for Lake Louise: Lk. Louise

Lake Louise is 5,330 feet [1,625 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Lake Louise is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Lake Louise 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 west from Lake Louise, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Telephone area codes for Lake Louise: (403) and (587)<2>

Communities near Lake Louise ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lake Louise and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Anthracite - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Banff   [Map]   6,700   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bankhead - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Field (BC)   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Golden (BC)   [Map]   3,811   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Leanchoil (BC)   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Lake Louise.

Communities Also Named Lake Louise ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lake Louise - they are located in Alaska and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lake Louise. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lake Louise:

Websites for Lake Louise ...

Official Website: www.discoverlakelouise.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Louise ...

Looking for more information about Lake Louise? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lake Louise, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lake Louise.

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The official website for Lake Louise: www.discoverlakelouise.com/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Louise - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lake Louise. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lake Louise) 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 Lake Louise. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Louise

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Louise. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4333, Longitude: -116.1833     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Lake Louise were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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This page was last modified: 03 Dec 2018
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