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Freedom, Alberta

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 The location of Freedom 

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Welcome to Freedom ...

Freedom is 2,040 feet [622 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Freedom 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 Freedom: (780) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Freedom: T0G<3>

Communities near Freedom ...

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

Community   2006<5>
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bloomsbury   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Busby   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dapp   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lunnford   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Freedom - they are located in California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freedom ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freedom - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 Freedom.

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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)'. In the case of Freedom, we provide only the FSA and not the 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 Freedom). 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 Freedom 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' distance from Freedom. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Freedom) 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 Freedom. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Freedom

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1521, Longitude: -114.2266     [Map].

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<5>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Freedom 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Freedom.


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