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Ghost Lake, Alberta

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 The location of Ghost Lake 

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Welcome to Ghost Lake ...

A typical abbreviation for Ghost Lake: Ghost Lk.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Ghost Lake had a population of 78 people.<1>

The village of Ghost Lake was incorporated December 31, 1953.

Time Zone: Ghost Lake 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 Ghost Lake: (403) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Ghost Lake: T4C<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Ghost Lake had a population of 78 people.

With a 2006 count of 78 people, the population of Ghost Lake increased 13.04% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 69 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ghost Lake.

Communities near Ghost Lake ...

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

Community   2006
Benchlands   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Bragg Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Exshaw   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kananaskis   [Map]   429   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ghost Lake ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Ghost Lake. 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 Ghost Lake. 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 Ghost Lake 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 Ghost Lake.

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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)'. 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 Ghost Lake). 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 Ghost Lake 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 that begins in Ghost Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ghost Lake) 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 Ghost Lake. 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 Ghost Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ghost Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2067, Longitude: -114.7624     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ghost Lake.


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