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Welcome to Suffield ...



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

Suffield is 2,450 feet [747 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Suffield is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Suffield 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 Suffield, 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.

Telephone area codes for Suffield: (403) & (587)<2>

Communities Also Named Suffield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Suffield - they are located in Connecticut and Ohio.

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

Communities near Suffield ...

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

  • Redcliff
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redcliff came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redcliff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redcliff <4>
  • Alderson ‑ Historic
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
    • Former names for Alderson:
    • Carlstadt
    • Langevin
  • Medicine Hat
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Bow Island
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bow Island <4>
  • Meadowlands
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast)
  • Seven Persons
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Persons came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Persons
  • Tilley
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tilley
  • Rolling Hills
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the west)
  • Ross Glen
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Burdett
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burdett came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burdett

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Suffield ...

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

Adding Suffield to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Suffield was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Suffield.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Suffield. 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 Suffield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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