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Welcome to Provost ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Provost, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1951.
The town of Provost is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Provost is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Provost 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 east from Provost (for example, toward Macklin (SK)), you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.
Area codes for Provost: (780) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Provost: T0B<3>
Websites for Provost ...
Official Website: www.provost.ca/
Communities Also Named Provost ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Provost - it's located in Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Provost.
Communities near Provost ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Provost.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Provost ...
Looking for more information about Provost? 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 Provost, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Provost.
Adding Provost 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.
The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Provost was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Provost.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Provost: www.provost.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024