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Welcome to Corbin ...

The origin (or the toponymy) of Corbin: Named after Daniel Chase Corbin (1836-1918), president of the Nelson and Fort Sheppard Railway.

Corbin is 5,480 feet [1,670 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Corbin is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Corbin: (250) and (778)<2>

Communities Also Named Corbin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Corbin - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Newfoundland and Labrador (3), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Corbin ...

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

  • Crowsnest Pass
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowsnest Pass came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowsnest Pass
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crowsnest Pass <4>
  • Fernie
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Sparwood
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Blairmore
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Hillcrest Mines
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest Mines
    • Hillcrest Mines has also been known as:
    • Hillcrest
  • Frank
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frank came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frank
  • Crowsnest
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Crowsnest
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Coleman
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Hosmer
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hosmer

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corbin ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Corbin. 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 Corbin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<3>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.
<4>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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