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Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Welcome to Sylvan Lake ...
A typical abbreviation for Sylvan Lake: Sylvan Lk.
The town of Sylvan Lake was founded in 1898 and was incorporated in 1913.
Sylvan Lake is 3,160 feet [963 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Sylvan Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Sylvan 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).
Area codes for Sylvan Lake: (403) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Sylvan Lake: T4S<3>
Websites for Sylvan Lake ...
Official Website: www.town.sylvan-lake.ab.ca/
Communities Also Named Sylvan Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Sylvan Lake - they are located in Florida (2), Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sylvan Lake.
Communities near Sylvan Lake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sylvan Lake.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sylvan Lake ...
Looking for more information about Sylvan 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Sylvan Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sylvan Lake.
Adding Sylvan 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.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sylvan Lake was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sylvan Lake on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sylvan Lake: www.town.sylvan-lake.ab.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 24 Oct 2022