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Welcome to Winnipeg ...

When the people of Winnipeg refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Winnipegger or Pegger.<1>

The city of Winnipeg was established in 1738.

Winnipeg is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Winnipeg 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 Winnipeg: (204)

Websites for Winnipeg ...

Official Website:

Communities Also Named Winnipeg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Winnipeg - they are located in Florida and Missouri.

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

Communities near Winnipeg ...

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

  • Stonewall
  • Oakbank
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    • Oakbank lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Winnipeg
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  • Lorette
  • Stony Mountain
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    • Saint Adolphe
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      • Saint Adolphe lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Winnipeg
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    • Beaumont
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      • Beaumont lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Winnipeg
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    • Norberry
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      • Norberry lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Winnipeg
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    • Transcona
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      • Transcona lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Winnipeg
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    • Bright Oaks
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      • Bright Oaks lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Winnipeg
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    • Middlechurch
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      • Middlechurch lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Winnipeg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlechurch came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winnipeg ...

Looking for more information about Winnipeg? 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 Winnipeg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Winnipeg.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Winnipeg:

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Winnipeg refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Winnipeg may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winnipeg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Winnipeg) 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 Winnipeg. 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 Winnipeg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winnipeg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9039, Longitude: -97.1234    
<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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