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Derwent, Alberta

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Welcome to Derwent ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Derwent had a population of 117 people.<1>

The village of Derwent was established in 1928.

Time Zone: Derwent 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 Derwent (for example, toward Frenchman Butte (SK)), 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.

Telephone area codes for Derwent: (780) and (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Derwent had a population of 117 people.

With a 2006 count of 117 people, the population of Derwent increased 5.41% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 111 people).

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

Communities near Derwent ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Derwent and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2006
Beauvallon   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clandonald   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dewberry   [Map]   196   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Heinsburg   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lindbergh   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Derwent ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Derwent - they are located in Ohio and Ontario.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Derwent ...

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

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) Derwent. 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Derwent. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Derwent) 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 Derwent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Derwent

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Derwent. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6686, Longitude: -110.9889     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Derwent.


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