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Welcome to Griffin ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Griffin, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

Griffin is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Griffin 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 south from Griffin (for example, toward Crosby (ND)), you will leave Central Standard Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

Telephone area codes for Griffin: (306) & (639)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Griffin: S0C<3>

Communities Also Named Griffin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 28 communities that are also named Griffin - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Griffin ...

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

  • Weyburn
  • Stoughton
  • Midale
  • Fillmore
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fillmore
    • Fillmore lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Griffin.
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  • McTaggart
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    • McTaggart lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Griffin.
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  • Creelman
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    • Creelman lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Griffin.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creelman came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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  • Halbrite
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    • Halbrite lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Griffin.
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  • North Weyburn
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    • North Weyburn lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Griffin.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Weyburn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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  • Heward
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    • Heward lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Griffin.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heward came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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  • Innes
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    • Innes lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Griffin.
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Griffin ...

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

Adding Griffin 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.

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Griffin was on a map titled Road Map for Manitoba and Saskatchewan (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Griffin.

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

The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Griffin - 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 Griffin). 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 Griffin 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Griffin) 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 Griffin. 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 GriffinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Griffin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.6657, Longitude: -103.4346    
<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 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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