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Welcome to Trochu ...



While we don't have a date for the founding of Trochu, 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 Trochu is 2,870 feet [875 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Trochu is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Trochu 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 Trochu: (403) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Trochu: T0M<3>

Communities near Trochu ...

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

  • Three Hills
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Hills <5>
  • Linden
    (19 miles [30.6 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:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
  • Elnora
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elnora
  • Torrington
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Swalwell
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swalwell
  • Huxley
    (5 miles [8 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:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huxley
  • Wimborne
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wimborne came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wimborne
  • Sunnyslope
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Twining
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Twining. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twining
  • Rumsey
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rumsey came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rumsey

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trochu ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Trochu.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trochu. 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 Trochu - 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 Trochu). 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 Trochu or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.









 

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