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Acme, Alberta

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Welcome to Acme ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Acme had a population of 656 people.<1>

The village of Acme was founded in 1909 and was incorporated as a village July 7, 1910.

Acme is 2,970 feet [905 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Acme is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Acme lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Telephone area codes for Acme: (403) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Acme: T0M<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Acme had a population of 656 people.

The population of Acme represents 0.02% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 142nd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 656 people, the population of Acme increased 1.23% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 648 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Acme.

Communities near Acme ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2006
Beiseker   [Map]   804   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bircham   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Carbon   [Map]   570   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kathyrn   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Keoma   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Acme ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Acme - they are located in California, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acme. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Acme ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acme ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Acme. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Acme 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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acme - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Acme.

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<4>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 Acme). 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 Acme or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Acme. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Acme) 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 Acme. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Acme

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acme. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4979, Longitude: -113.5113     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Acme.


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