Welcome to Peace River ...
A typical abbreviation for Peace River: Peace Riv.
The town of Peace River was founded in 1914 and was incorporated December 1, 1919.
Peace River is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<1>.
Time Zone: Peace River 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 Peace River: (780) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Peace River: T8S<3>
Websites for Peace River ...
Official Website: www.peaceriver.net/
Chamber of Commerce: www.peaceriverchamber.com/
Communities near Peace River ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Peace River.
- Grimshaw (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
- Berwyn (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
- Nampa (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nampa
- Nampa lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Peace River
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nampa came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Nampa
- Saint Isidore (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Isidore
- Saint Isidore lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Peace River
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Isidore came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Isidore
- Shaftesbury Settlement (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaftesbury Settlement
- Shaftesbury Settlement lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Peace River
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaftesbury Settlement
- Roma Junction (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roma Junction
- Roma Junction lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Peace River
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Roma Junction
- Marie Reine (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marie Reine
- Marie Reine lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Peace River
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marie Reine came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Marie Reine
- Reno (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reno
- Reno lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Peace River
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Reno
- Brownvale (24 miles [38.6 km] to the west)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownvale
- Brownvale lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the west of Peace River
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownvale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownvale
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownvale<5>
- Dixonville (24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest)
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixonville
- Dixonville lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Peace River
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixonville
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peace River ...
Looking for more information about Peace River? 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 Peace River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Peace River.
Adding Peace River to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Peace River was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
We also found Peace River on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Peace River on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...
Mentions & References for Peace River
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Peace River: www.peaceriver.net/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Peace River - 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 Peace River, 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 Peace River). 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 Peace River 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Peace River) 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 Peace River. 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 Peace RiverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peace River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2468, Longitude: -117.2977 |
|<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.|