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Welcome to Whitla ...

Whitla is 2,730 feet [832 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Whitla is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Whitla 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 Whitla, 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.

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

Communities near Whitla ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Whitla and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Burdett   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dunmore   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Juno   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Medicine Hat   [Map]   56,997   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Whitla.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whitla. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Whitla:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitla ...

Looking for more information about Whitla? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Whitla? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Whitla, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Whitla.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Whitla. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitla) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitla. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8833, Longitude: -111.0500     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Whitla were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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