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Pocahontas, Alberta

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The location of Pocahontas

Welcome to Pocahontas ...

The pronunciation of Pocahontas: po-kuh-HAHN-tuhs<1>

Pocahontas is 3,710 feet [1,131 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Pocahontas is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Pocahontas 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).

Note: If you travel west from Pocahontas, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Area codes for Pocahontas: (780) and (587)<3>

Communities near Pocahontas ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pocahontas and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2006<5>
Brule   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cadomin   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hinton   [Map]   9,738   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jasper   [Map]   4,265   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Luscar   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Mercoal   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Pocahontas.

Communities Also Named Pocahontas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Pocahontas - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2) and Virginia (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pocahontas.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pocahontas. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pocahontas:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pocahontas ...

Looking for more information about Pocahontas? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Pocahontas. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pocahontas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).

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<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- Pocahontas) 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 Pocahontas. 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 Pocahontas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pocahontas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2000, Longitude: -117.9167     [Map].

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<5>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Pocahontas were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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