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Welcome to Athabasca (aka 'Athabaska') ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Athabasca had a population of 2,580 people.<1>
The town of Athabasca was founded in 1877.
Athabasca is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Athabasca 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 Athabasca: (780) & (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Athabasca: T9S<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Athabasca had a population of 2,580 people.
The population of Athabasca represents 0.08% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 71st most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 2,580 people, the population of Athabasca increased 6.83% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 2,415 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Athabasca.
Communities near Athabasca ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Athabasca and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Athabasca.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Athabasca:
Websites for Athabasca ...
Official Website: www.town.athabasca.ab.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athabasca ...
Looking for more information about Athabasca? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Athabasca, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Athabasca.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Athabasca: www.town.athabasca.ab.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019