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Thorhild, Alberta

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Welcome to Thorhild ...

The village of Thorhild is 2,120 feet [646 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Thorhild is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Thorhild 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 Thorhild: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Thorhild: T0A<3>

Communities near Thorhild ...

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

  • Redwater (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Waskatenau (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
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    • Waskatenau lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Thorhild
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  • Rochester (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • Rochester lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Thorhild
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  • Newbrook (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Newbrook lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Thorhild
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  • Tawatinaw (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
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    • Tawatinaw lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Thorhild
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  • Nestow (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
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    • Nestow lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Thorhild
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  • Abee (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Abee lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Thorhild
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  • Egremont (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Radway (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
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    • Radway lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Thorhild
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  • Opal (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
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    • Opal lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Thorhild
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thorhild ...

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

Adding Thorhild 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 Thorhild 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 Thorhild on our Genealogy Page.

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Mentions & References for Thorhild

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thorhild - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<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 Thorhild). 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 Thorhild 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- Thorhild) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thorhild. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ThorhildOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorhild. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1572, Longitude: -113.1255    
<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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