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Raymond, Alberta

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Welcome to Raymond ...

The town of Raymond was established in 1901.

Raymond is 3,130 feet [954 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Raymond is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The Canadian Postal Code for Raymond: T0K<3>

Communities Also Named Raymond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Raymond - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Raymond ...

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

  • Lethbridge (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Coaldale (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaldale
    • Coaldale lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Raymond
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaldale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaldale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coaldale<5>
  • Magrath (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Stirling (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stirling
    • Stirling lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Raymond
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  • Sunset Acres (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Acres
    • Sunset Acres lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Raymond
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  • Welling (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welling
    • Welling lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Raymond
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welling
  • Maybutt (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maybutt
    • Maybutt was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Raymond
  • New Dayton (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Dayton
    • New Dayton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Raymond
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  • Broxburn (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broxburn
    • Broxburn lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Raymond
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  • Spring Coulee (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Coulee
    • Spring Coulee lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Raymond
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Raymond ...

Looking for more information about Raymond? 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 Raymond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Raymond.

Adding Raymond to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Raymond

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Raymond - 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 Raymond). 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 Raymond 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Raymond) 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 Raymond. 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 RaymondOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Raymond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4667, Longitude: -112.6667    
<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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