Welcome to Balcarres ...
The town of Balcarres is 1,900 feet [579 m] above sea level.<1>.
Time Zone: Balcarres lies in the Central Standard Time Zone (CST) and does not observe daylight saving time. The time zone in French: CST- Heure Normale du Centre (HNC).
Area codes for Balcarres: (306) & (639)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Balcarres: S0G<3>
Communities near Balcarres ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Balcarres.
- Fort Qu'Appelle
- Indian Head
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lipton
- Lipton lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Balcarres
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lipton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Lipton
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemberg
- Lemberg lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Balcarres
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemberg
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- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebret
- Lebret lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Balcarres
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebret
- Pasqua Lake
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pasqua Lake
- Pasqua Lake lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Balcarres
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasqua Lake
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for B-Say-Tah
- B-Say-Tah lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Balcarres
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for B-Say-Tah came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on B-Say-Tah
- Katepwa South
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Katepwa South
- Katepwa South lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Balcarres
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katepwa South came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Katepwa South
- Sandy Beach
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Beach
- Sandy Beach lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Balcarres
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Beach
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Balcarres ...
Looking for more information about Balcarres? 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 Balcarres, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Balcarres.
Adding Balcarres 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 Balcarres 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 Balcarres on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Balcarres - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<2>||Area code (639) is an overlay for area code (306).|
|<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)'. 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 Balcarres). 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 Balcarres or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.|
|<4>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Balcarres) 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 Balcarres. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BalcarresOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Balcarres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8036, Longitude: -103.5423 |
|<5>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|
|<6>||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.|