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Welcome to Argenta ...

The origin (or the toponymy) of Argenta: From the Latin word for silver: 'argentum'.

Argenta is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Argenta lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

Note: If you travel south from Argenta, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Argenta: (250) & (778)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Argenta: V0G<3>

Communities near Argenta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2006<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cody - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Howser   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnsons Landing   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kaslo   [Map]   1,072   S   18 miles [29 km]
Meadow Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nashton - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Argenta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Argenta - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Michigan (2), Montana, Nevada, Texas and Utah.

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

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 Argenta. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Argenta ...

Looking for more information about Argenta? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Argenta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Argenta.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Argenta. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Argenta. 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 Argenta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Argenta.

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<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)'. In the case of Argenta, we provide only the FSA and not the 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 Argenta). 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 Argenta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Argenta. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Argenta) 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 Argenta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Argenta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argenta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.1833, Longitude: -116.9333     [Map].

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<5>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Argenta 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Argenta.