Welcome to Ralston ...
Ralston is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Ralston is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Ralston 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 Ralston, you will 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 Ralston: (403) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Ralston: T0J<3>
Communities Also Named Ralston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Ralston - they are located in California, Iowa, Manitoba, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ralston.
Communities near Ralston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ralston.
- Alderson - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
- Alderson was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Ralston
- Former names for Alderson:
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redcliff
- Redcliff lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Ralston
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redcliff came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Redcliff
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redcliff<6>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tilley
- Tilley lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Ralston
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Tilley
- Medicine Hat
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- Rolling Hills
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
- Rolling Hills lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the west of Ralston
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills
- Bow Island
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow Island
- Bow Island lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the south of Ralston
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow Island
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bow Island<6>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowlands
- Meadowlands lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ralston
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowlands
- Seven Persons
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Persons
- Seven Persons lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ralston
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Persons came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Persons
- Ross Glen
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ross Glen
- Ross Glen lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ralston
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Ross Glen
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burdett
- Burdett lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ralston
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burdett came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Burdett
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ralston ...
Looking for more information about Ralston? 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 Ralston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ralston.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ralston - 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 Ralston). 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 Ralston 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- Ralston) 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 Ralston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RalstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ralston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2500, Longitude: -111.1833 |
|<5>||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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