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Welcome to Stephen ...

Stephen is 5,800 feet [1,768 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Stephen is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities Also Named Stephen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Stephen - they are located in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Stephen ...

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

  • Lake Louise
  • Field
  • Castle Junction
  • Leanchoil
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    • Leanchoil lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Stephen.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leanchoil came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leanchoil
  • McMurdo
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    • McMurdo lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Stephen.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMurdo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMurdo
  • Nicholson
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    • Nicholson lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Stephen.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholson
  • Parson
  • Edelweiss
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    • Edelweiss lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> to the west of Stephen.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edelweiss
  • Golden
  • Blaeberry

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stephen ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stephen. 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 Stephen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stephen) 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 Stephen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StephenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4500, Longitude: -116.3000    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.




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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023