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Welcome to Three Hills ...



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

The town of Three Hills is 2,940 feet [896 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Three Hills is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Three Hills 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 Three Hills: (403) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Three Hills: T0M<3>

Communities near Three Hills ...

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

  • Trochu
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Linden
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linden came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
  • Acme
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acme
  • Carbon
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbon
  • Torrington
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Swalwell
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swalwell
  • Huxley
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huxley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huxley
  • Wimborne
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wimborne came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wimborne
  • Sunnyslope
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Bircham
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bircham came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bircham

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Three Hills ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Three Hills.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Three Hills. 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 Three Hills - 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 Three Hills). 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 Three Hills or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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