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Welcome to Rich Lake ...



While we don't have a date for the founding of Rich Lake, 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.

A typical abbreviation for Rich Lake: Rich Lk.

Rich Lake is 1,960 feet [597 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Rich Lake 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 Rich Lake: (780) and (587)<2>

Communities near Rich Lake ...

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

  • McRae
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McRae came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McRae
  • Sugden
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugden
  • Boyne Lake
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyne Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyne Lake
  • Goodridge
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodridge
  • Saint Lina
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Lina came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Lina
  • Goodfish Lake
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodfish Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodfish Lake
  • Kikino
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kikino
  • Beaver Lake
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Lake
  • Mallaig
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallaig
  • Therien
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Therien

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rich Lake ...

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

Adding Rich Lake 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 Rich Lake was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Rich Lake.

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rich Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<3>If we 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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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024