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Welcome to Lansdowne ...

The origin (or the toponymy) of Lansdowne: Named for Henry Charles Keith Petty Fitz-Maurice (1845-1927), the 5th Marquis of Lansdowne and Governor-General of Canada.

Lansdowne is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Lansdowne is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Lansdowne lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

Lansdowne lies within the (867) area code.

Communities near Lansdowne ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bennett (BC) - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Log Cabin (BC)   [Map]   ---   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pavey (BC)   [Map]   ---   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pennington (BC)   [Map]   ---   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Carcross   [Map]   280   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Conrad City   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Lansdowne.

Communities Also Named Lansdowne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Lansdowne - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lansdowne. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lansdowne:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lansdowne ...

Looking for more information about Lansdowne? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Lansdowne? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lansdowne, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lansdowne.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yukon Territory: www.gov.yk.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lansdowne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Lansdowne. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lansdowne) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lansdowne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.2667, Longitude: -134.2833     [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Lansdowne were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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