Welcome to Flaxcombe ...
The village of Flaxcombe is 2,400 feet [732 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Flaxcombe is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Flaxcombe 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).
Note: If you travel west from Flaxcombe (for example, toward Oyen (AB)), you will leave Central Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.
Telephone area codes for Flaxcombe: (306) & (639)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Flaxcombe: S0L<3>
Communities near Flaxcombe ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Flaxcombe.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alsask
- Alsask lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Flaxcombe
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alsask came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Alsask
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alsask<5>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smiley
- Smiley lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Flaxcombe
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Smiley
- Continue List (6 more) ...
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marengo
- Marengo lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Flaxcombe
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Marengo
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantario
- Mantario lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Flaxcombe
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantario came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantario
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laporte
- Laporte lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Flaxcombe
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Laporte
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinkham
- Pinkham lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Flaxcombe
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinkham
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoosier
- Hoosier lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Flaxcombe
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoosier
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loverna
- Loverna lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Flaxcombe
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Loverna
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flaxcombe ...
Looking for more information about Flaxcombe? 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 Flaxcombe, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Flaxcombe.
Adding Flaxcombe 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 Flaxcombe 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 Flaxcombe 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 Flaxcombe - 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 Flaxcombe). 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 Flaxcombe 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- Flaxcombe) 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 Flaxcombe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FlaxcombeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flaxcombe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4667, Longitude: -109.6000 |
|<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.|