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Welcome to Foremost ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Foremost had a population of 524 people.<1>

The village of Foremost is 2,910 feet [887 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Foremost is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The Canadian Postal Code for Foremost: T0K<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Foremost had a population of 524 people.

The population of Foremost represents 0.02% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 150th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 524 people, the population of Foremost decreased 1.32% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 531 people).

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

Communities near Foremost ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Foremost and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Burdett   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Etzikom   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Juno   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Legend - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Foremost ...

Looking for more information about Foremost? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Foremost, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Foremost.

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) Foremost. 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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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 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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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 Foremost 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 Foremost - 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 Foremost.

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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 Foremost). 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 Foremost 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 beginning in Foremost. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Foremost) 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 Foremost. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Foremost

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foremost. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4790, Longitude: -111.4407     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Foremost.



 
 
 

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