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Welcome to Rochester ...

When the people of Rochester refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Rochesterian<1>

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Rochester had a population of 107 people.<2>

Time Zone: Rochester 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).

Area codes for Rochester: (780) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Rochester had a population of 107 people.

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Rochester had a population of 107 people.

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

Communities near Rochester ...

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dapp   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Jarvie   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Larkspur   [Map]   56   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rochester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Rochester - they are located in California, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rochester ...

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

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) Rochester. 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 
  Libraries
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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Rochester refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Rochester may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Rochester 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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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Rochester.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Rochester. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rochester) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rochester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rochester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rochester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.4514, Longitude: -113.4884     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rochester.



 
 
 

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