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Welcome to Walsh ...

Walsh is 2,440 feet [744 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Walsh is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Walsh 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).

Note: If you travel east from Walsh (for example, toward Maple Creek (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Area codes for Walsh: (403) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Walsh: T0J<3>

Communities Also Named Walsh ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Walsh - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Walsh.

Communities near Walsh ...

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

  • Irvine
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    • Irvine lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Walsh.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvine came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvine
  • Hatton
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    • Hatton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Walsh.
    • Hatton has also been known as:
    • Forress
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  • Elkwater
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    • Elkwater lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Walsh.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkwater came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkwater<6>
  • Dunmore
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    • Dunmore lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the west of Walsh.
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  • Maple Creek
  • Golden Prairie
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    • Golden Prairie lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Walsh.
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  • Ross Glen
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    • Ross Glen lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the west of Walsh.
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  • Schuler
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    • Schuler lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the north of Walsh.
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  • Meadowlands
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    • Meadowlands lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the west of Walsh.
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  • Medicine Hat

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walsh ...

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

Adding Walsh 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 Walsh 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 Walsh on our Genealogy Page.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Walsh. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walsh - 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 Walsh). 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 Walsh 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walsh) 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 Walsh. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WalshOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walsh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9500, Longitude: -110.0333    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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