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Welcome to Morinville ...

The town of Morinville is 2,270 feet [692 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Morinville is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Morinville 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 Morinville: (780) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Morinville: T8R<3>

Communities near Morinville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Morinville.

  • Edmonton (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Saint Albert (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albert
    • Saint Albert lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Morinville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albert came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albert
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albert<5>
  • Fort Saskatchewan (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Gibbons (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Bon Accord (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Bon Accord lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Morinville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord<5>
  • Legal (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Upper Manor Estates (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Manor Estates
    • Upper Manor Estates lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Morinville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Manor Estates
  • Namao (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Namao
    • Namao lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Morinville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Namao came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Namao
  • Vimy (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vimy
    • Vimy lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Morinville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vimy
  • Calahoo (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calahoo
    • Calahoo lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Morinville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calahoo

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morinville ...

Looking for more information about Morinville? 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 Morinville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Morinville.

Adding Morinville to Our Gazetteer ...

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Morinville was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

We also found Morinville on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Morinville on our Genealogy Page.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morinville - 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 Morinville, 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 Morinville). 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 Morinville 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Morinville) 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 Morinville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MorinvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morinville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8000, Longitude: -113.6500    
<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.




 

 

 

 

 


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