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Welcome to Portage la Prairie ...

A typical abbreviation for Portage la Prairie: Portage La Pr.

The city of Portage la Prairie was established in 1738.

Going back to its beginning, Portage la Prairie was originally named Fort la Reine. For more information about the names of Portage la Prairie, see The Names of Portage la Prairie on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Portage la Prairie is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Portage la Prairie lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: CST- Heure Normale du Centre (HNC), CDT- Heure Avancée du Centre (HAC).

The area code for Portage la Prairie: (204)

The Canadian Postal Code for Portage la Prairie: R1N<2>

Websites for Portage la Prairie ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.portagechamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Portage la Prairie, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Portage la Prairie ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Portage la Prairie.

  • Hoop and Holler Bend
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoop and Holler Bend
    • Hoop and Holler Bend lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Portage la Prairie
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  • Southport
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southport
    • Southport lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Portage la Prairie
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southport
  • Curtis
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curtis
    • Curtis lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Portage la Prairie
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curtis came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curtis
  • Burnside
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnside
    • Burnside lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Portage la Prairie
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnside came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnside
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • High Bluff
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Bluff
      • High Bluff lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Portage la Prairie
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    • Bloom - Historic
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      • Bloom was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Portage la Prairie
    • Oakland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Portage la Prairie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Fulton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Portage la Prairie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Newton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Portage la Prairie
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    • Rignold
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rignold
      • Rignold lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Portage la Prairie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rignold came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rignold

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Portage la Prairie ...

Looking for more information about Portage la Prairie? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Portage la Prairie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Portage la Prairie.

Adding Portage la Prairie to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Portage la Prairie was on a map titled Road Map for Manitoba and Saskatchewan (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Portage la Prairie on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Manitoba: https://www.gov.mb.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Portage la Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>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 Portage la Prairie, 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 Portage la Prairie). 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 Portage la Prairie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Portage la Prairie) 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 Portage la Prairie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Portage la PrairieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Portage la Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9773, Longitude: -98.2928    
<4>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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