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Amisk, Alberta

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Welcome to Amisk ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Amisk had a population of 172 people.<1>

Time Zone: Amisk 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).

Note: If you travel east from Amisk, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Area codes for Amisk: (780) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Amisk: T0B<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Amisk had a population of 172 people.

With a 2006 count of 172 people, the population of Amisk decreased 4.97% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 181 people).

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

Communities near Amisk ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Amisk and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2006
Brownfield   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Cairns - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Czar   [Map]   175   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fabyan   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Greenshields   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Amisk. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Amisk ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amisk ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Amisk. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 Amisk 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>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Amisk.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Amisk. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amisk) 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 Amisk. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amisk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amisk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5647, Longitude: -111.0566     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Amisk.


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