Welcome to Magrath ...
The town of Magrath was established in 1899.
Magrath is 3,230 feet [985 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Magrath is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Magrath 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).
Telephone area codes for Magrath: (403) and (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Magrath: T0K<3>
Communities near Magrath ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Magrath.
- Lethbridge (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
- Raymond (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
- Raymond lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Magrath
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<5>
- Stirling (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
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- Stirling lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Magrath
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- Sunset Acres (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
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- Sunset Acres lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Magrath
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- Welling (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
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- Welling lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Magrath
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- Spring Coulee (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
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- Spring Coulee lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Magrath
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- Maybutt (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast) - Historic
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- Maybutt was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Magrath
- Stand Off (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
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- Stand Off lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Magrath
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- Woolford (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest)
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- Woolford lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Magrath
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woolford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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- Broxburn (21 miles [33.8 km] to the north)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broxburn
- Broxburn lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the north of Magrath
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Magrath ...
Looking for more information about Magrath? 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 Magrath, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Magrath.
Adding Magrath to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Magrath was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
We also found Magrath on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Magrath on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Magrath - 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 Magrath). 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 Magrath 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- Magrath) 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 Magrath. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MagrathOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Magrath. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4174, Longitude: -112.8686 |
|<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.|