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Welcome to Penhold ...

The town of Penhold is 2,940 feet [896 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Penhold is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Penhold 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 Penhold: (403) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Penhold: T0M<3>

Websites for Penhold ...

Official Website: www.penhold.com/

Communities near Penhold ...

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

  • Red Deer (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Sylvan Lake (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Innisfail (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Blackfalds (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Bowden (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowden
    • Bowden lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Penhold
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowden came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowden<5>
  • Norglenwold (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norglenwold
    • Norglenwold lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Penhold
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norglenwold came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norglenwold
  • Jarvis Bay (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarvis Bay
    • Jarvis Bay lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Penhold
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarvis Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarvis Bay
  • Joffre (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joffre
    • Joffre lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Penhold
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joffre
  • Spruce View (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Woodland Hills (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Hills
    • Woodland Hills lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Penhold
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Hills

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Penhold ...

Looking for more information about Penhold? 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 Penhold, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Penhold.

Adding Penhold to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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The official website for Penhold: www.penhold.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Penhold - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<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 Penhold). 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 Penhold 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- Penhold) 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 Penhold. 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 PenholdOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Penhold. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.1333, Longitude: -113.8667    
<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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