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Welcome to Turner Valley ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Turner Valley, 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.

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

The town of Turner Valley is 3,970 feet [1,210 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude 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).

Telephone area codes for Turner Valley: (403) and (587)<2>

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

Websites for Turner Valley ...

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Communities near Turner Valley ...

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

  • Okotoks
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • High River
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Longview
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Millarville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Priddis
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • De Winton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Academy
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Academy
  • Aldersyde
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldersyde came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldersyde
  • Midnapore
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Two Guns
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for 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 ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned 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, see References and Mentions for Turner Valley.

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>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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