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Welcome to Champion ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Champion had a population of 364 people.<1>

The village of Champion was established in 1905.

Champion is 3,180 feet [969 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Champion is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Champion 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 Champion: (403) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Champion had a population of 364 people.

The population of Champion represents 0.01% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 173rd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 364 people, the population of Champion increased 2.54% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 355 people).

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

Communities near Champion ...

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Barons   [Map]   276   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Carmangay   [Map]   336   S   5 miles [8 km]
Claresholm   [Map]   3,700   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ensign   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kirkcaldy   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   S   23 miles [37 km]

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

Communities Also Named Champion ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Champion - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Indiana (2), Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Champion ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Champion. 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Champion. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Champion 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 Champion - 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 Champion.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Champion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2167, Longitude: -113.1500     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Champion.



 
 
 

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