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Dickson, Alberta

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Welcome to Dickson ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Dickson had a population of 77 people.<1>

Time Zone: Dickson 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 Dickson: (403) and (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Dickson had a population of 77 people.

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Dickson had a population of 77 people.

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

Communities near Dickson ...

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Benalto   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Caroline   [Map]   515   W   18 miles [29 km]
Henday   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
James River Bridge   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Dickson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Dickson - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia (2).

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dickson ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Dickson. 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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 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 Dickson. 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 Dickson 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 (403). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Dickson.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Dickson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dickson) 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 Dickson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dickson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dickson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.0500, Longitude: -114.3167     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Dickson.



 
 
 

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