Welcome to Onoway ...
The town of Onoway is 2,330 feet [710 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Onoway is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Onoway 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 Onoway: (780) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Onoway: T0E<3>
Communities near Onoway ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Onoway.
- Spruce Grove (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Grove
- Spruce Grove lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Onoway
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Grove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Grove
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Grove<6>
- Stony Plain (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Plain
- Stony Plain lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Onoway
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Plain came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Plain
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Plain<6>
- Alberta Beach (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
- Wabamun (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
- Spring Lake (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
- Meso West (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meso West
- Meso West lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Onoway
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- Garden Grove Estates (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Grove Estates
- Garden Grove Estates lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Onoway
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- Sunset Point (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Point
- Sunset Point lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Onoway
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Point
- Ross Haven (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ross Haven
- Ross Haven lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Onoway
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- Westlake Estates (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westlake Estates
- Westlake Estates lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Onoway
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onoway ...
Looking for more information about Onoway? 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 Onoway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Onoway.
Adding Onoway to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Onoway was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Onoway on our Genealogy Page.
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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 Onoway - 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)'. 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 Onoway). 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 Onoway 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- Onoway) 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 Onoway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OnowayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onoway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7028, Longitude: -114.1900 |
|<5>||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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