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Turner Valley, Alberta

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Welcome to Turner Valley ...

A typical abbreviation for Turner Valley: Turner Vly. (or less commonly used: Turner Vally. or Turner Vlly.)

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Turner Valley had a population of 1,908 people.<1>

The town of Turner Valley was incorporated in 1930.

Turner Valley is 3,970 feet [1,210 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Turner Valley is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Turner Valley 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 Turner Valley: (403) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Turner Valley: T0L<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Turner Valley had a population of 1,908 people.

The population of Turner Valley represents 0.06% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 86th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,908 people, the population of Turner Valley increased 18.66% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,608 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Turner Valley.

Communities near Turner Valley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Turner Valley and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2006
Academy   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Acadia   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Aldersyde   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
De Winton   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Longview   [Map]   300   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Turner Valley ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Turner Valley ...

Looking for more information about Turner Valley? 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 Turner Valley, 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 Turner Valley.

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) Turner Valley. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Turner Valley 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Turner Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Turner Valley.

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<4>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 Turner Valley). 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 Turner Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Turner Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Turner Valley) 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 Turner Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Turner Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turner Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.6757, Longitude: -114.2848     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Turner Valley.


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