Welcome to Thorsby ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Thorsby had a population of 945 people.<1>
Time Zone: Thorsby 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 Thorsby: (780) & (587)<2>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Thorsby had a population of 945 people.
The population of Thorsby represents 0.03% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 118th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 945 people, the population of Thorsby increased 18.27% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 799 people).
Communities near Thorsby ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Thorsby and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Thorsby.
Communities Also Named Thorsby ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Thorsby - it's located in Alabama.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thorsby.
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 Thorsby. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Thorsby:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thorsby ...
Looking for more information about Thorsby? 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 Thorsby, 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 Thorsby.
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) Thorsby. 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.
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.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thorsby. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/
|<1>||Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Thorsby 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 (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Thorsby.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Thorsby. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thorsby) 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 Thorsby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thorsby
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorsby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2128, Longitude: -114.0689 [Map].
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Thorsby.