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Welcome to Saint Paul ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Saint Paul: St. Paul

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Saint Paul had a population of 5,106 people.<2>

The town of Saint Paul is 2,080 feet [634 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Saint Paul 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 Saint Paul: (780) and (587)<4>

The Canadian Postal Code for Saint Paul: T0A<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Saint Paul had a population of 5,106 people.

The population of Saint Paul represents 0.16% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 48th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 5,106 people, the population of Saint Paul has remained roughly the same as the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 5,061 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Paul.

Communities near Saint Paul ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Saint Paul and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Foisy   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   N   18 miles [29 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lafond   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Saint Paul ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Saint Paul - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (5) and Virginia.

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

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

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

Websites for Saint Paul ...

Official Website: www.town.stpaul.ab.ca/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Paul ...

Looking for more information about Saint Paul? 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 Saint Paul, 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 Saint Paul.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Saint Paul. 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.

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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 Saint Paul: www.town.stpaul.ab.ca/

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 Saint Paul refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Saint Paul 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 Saint Paul 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Paul - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Saint Paul.

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<5>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 Saint Paul, 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 Saint Paul). 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 Saint Paul or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Saint Paul. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Paul) 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 Saint Paul. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Paul

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Paul. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9914, Longitude: -111.2919     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saint Paul.



 
 
 

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