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-profile   General information about Manola
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Manola
-census   Census information for Manola
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Manola
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Manola
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Manola
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Manola
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Manola
-glossary   This page...

Glossary and Definitions ...

Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 587, 780) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Manola, area code (587) is the Overlay for area code (780).

The Overlay is necessary when the geographic area requires (or planners expect to need) more phone numbers than can be provided by a single area code.

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary for all calls. There are different types of Overlays, with each Overlay having its own characteristics and dialing requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Overlays, we suggest the Wikipedia entry for Overlays.
Canadian Postal Code (FSA & LDU)
The Canadian Postal Code is a 6-character alpha-numeric code that is used to improve the efficiency and aid the automation of mail sorting and delivery.

The first three characters are called the 'Forward Sortation Area' (or the 'FSA') and indicates a geographical area within Canada. The first and last characters are 'A' through 'Z' and the middle character is always numeric ('0' through '9'). In this case, the FSA for Manola is 'T0G'.

The last three characters are called the 'Local Delivery Unit' (or the 'LDU') and they indicate a location or place within the FSA. The first and last characters are always numeric ('0' through '9') and the middle character is always alphabetic ('A' through 'Z').

We only have the FSA for Manola and not the LDU.