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Welcome to Athalmer ...

Athalmer is 2,680 feet [817 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Athalmer is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Athalmer 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 west from Athalmer, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Area codes for Athalmer: (250) and (778)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Athalmer: V0A<3>

Communities near Athalmer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2006<5>
Population
DirDistance
Brighouse   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Brisco   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Canal Flats   [Map]   700   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairmont Hot Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kootenay Crossing   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Athalmer. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athalmer ...

Looking for more information about Athalmer? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athalmer - 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).

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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 Athalmer, 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 Athalmer). 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 Athalmer 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Athalmer) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Athalmer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Athalmer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athalmer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5167, Longitude: -116.0333     [Map].

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<5>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Athalmer 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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