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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 leave Pocahontas and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).
Area codes for Pocahontas: (780) and (587)<3>
Adding Pocahontas to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pocahontas was on a map titled Map of British Columbia (from Gulf Refining, 1925).
We also found Pocahontas on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Southern Alberta (1951).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pocahontas on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Pocahontas ...
We have created a list of 7 communities that are near 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.
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 ...
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The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021