Manyberries

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Manyberries
Hamlet
Manyberries is located in Alberta
Manyberries
Manyberries
Coordinates: 49°24′06″N 110°41′38″W / 49.40167°N 110.69389°W / 49.40167; -110.69389
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 2
Municipal district County of Forty Mile No. 8
Elevation 930 m (3,050 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0K 1S0
Area code(s) +1-403
Highways Highway 61
Waterways Pakowki Lake, Manyberries Creek

Manyberries is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the County of Forty Mile No. 8.[1] It is located approximately 85 km (53 mi) south of Medicine Hat, at the eastern end of Highway 61 (the Red Coat Trail).

Services[edit]

Manyberries has a community hall, a curling rink, a park with playground equipment, The hamlet is also home to a Lutheran church, which holds a service once per month. Manyberries still has its original Canadian Pacific railway station and a section house, Both are located beside the former Stirling-Weyburn branch line. CPR abandoned the branch line from just east of Stirling to Consul, Saskatchewan in the late 1990s. The tracks were pulled shortly after in early 2000 from Foremost to Consul. The hamlet also has two oilfield services company that service the nearby Manyberries oilfield.[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Manyberries experiences a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) with strong semi-arid influences. Winters are long, cold and dry, while summers are short but very warm. Precipitation is low, with an annual average of 353 mm, and is concentrated in the warmer months. Manyberries is considered the sunniest spot in Canada with the highest average annual hours of sunlight at 2,567.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (April 1, 2010). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved June 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sunniest Cities in Canada". Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Manyberries CDA, Alberta". Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000 (in English & French). Environment Canada. Retrieved January 31, 2013. 

Coordinates: 49°24′06″N 110°41′38″W / 49.40167°N 110.69389°W / 49.40167; -110.69389