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Welcome to Turner Valley ...

A typical abbreviation for Turner Valley: Turner Vly. (or less commonly used: Turner Vally. or Turner Vlly.)

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Turner Valley, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1930.

The town of Turner Valley is 3,970 feet [1,210 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Turner Valley is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Turner Valley 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 Turner Valley: (403) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Turner Valley: T0L<3>

Websites for Turner Valley ...

Official Website:

Communities near Turner Valley ...

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

  • Okotoks
  • High River
  • Longview
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longview
    • Longview lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Turner Valley.
    • Former names for Longview:
    • Little Chicago
    • New York
    • Little New York
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longview<5>
  • Millarville
  • Priddis
  • De Winton
  • Academy
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Academy
    • Academy lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Turner Valley.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Academy
  • Aldersyde
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldersyde
    • Aldersyde lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Turner Valley.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldersyde came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldersyde
  • Midnapore
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midnapore
    • Midnapore lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Turner Valley.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midnapore
  • Two Guns
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Guns
    • Two Guns lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Turner Valley.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Guns

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Turner Valley ...

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

Adding Turner Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Turner Valley was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Turner Valley on our Genealogy Page.

The official website for Turner Valley:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Turner Valley - 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 Turner Valley). 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 Turner Valley 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Turner Valley) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Turner Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Turner ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turner Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.6748, Longitude: -114.2847    
<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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