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Welcome to Lake Louise ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Lake Louise, 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.
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 altitude 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 leave Lake Louise and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).
Area codes for Lake Louise: (403) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Lake Louise: T0L<3>
Websites for Lake Louise ...
Official Website: www.discoverlakelouise.com/
Communities Also Named Lake Louise ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Lake Louise ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lake Louise.
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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Lake Louise to Our Gazetteer ...
The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Lake Louise was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
We also found Lake Louise on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Lake Louise.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lake Louise: www.discoverlakelouise.com/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023