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Welcome to Luscar ...

Luscar is 5,490 feet [1,673 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Luscar is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Luscar 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 Luscar, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Area codes for Luscar: (780) and (587)<2>

Communities near Luscar ...

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 Luscar and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Brule   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cadomin   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coalspur   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hinton   [Map]   9,738   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jasper   [Map]   4,265   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mercoal   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Luscar. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Luscar ...

Looking for more information about Luscar? 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.

Looking for more information about Luscar? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Luscar, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Luscar.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Luscar - 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 (780).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Luscar. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Luscar) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Luscar. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Luscar

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Luscar. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0694, Longitude: -117.4000     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Luscar 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: 12 Nov 2018
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