Welcome to Mercoal ...
Mercoal is 4,390 feet [1,338 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Mercoal is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Mercoal 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).
Area codes for Mercoal: (780) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Mercoal: T0E<3>
Communities near Mercoal ...
We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Mercoal.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robb
- Robb lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mercoal
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Robb
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadomin
- Cadomin lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Mercoal
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadomin
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luscar
- Luscar lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Mercoal
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Luscar
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- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marlboro came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlboro
- Marlboro lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mercoal
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlboro
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mercoal ...
Looking for more information about Mercoal? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mercoal, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mercoal.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mercoal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<2>||Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).|
|<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)'. In the case of Mercoal, we provide only the FSA and not the 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 Mercoal). 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 Mercoal 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mercoal) 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 Mercoal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mercoal
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mercoal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.1623, Longitude: -117.0939
|<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.|