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Bassano, Alberta

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The location of Bassano

Welcome to Bassano ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Bassano had a population of 1,345 people.<1>

The town of Bassano is 2,590 feet [789 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Bassano is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bassano 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 Bassano: (403) & (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Bassano: T0J<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Bassano had a population of 1,345 people.

The population of Bassano represents 0.04% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 100th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,345 people, the population of Bassano increased 1.89% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,320 people).

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

Communities near Bassano ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bassano and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2006
Anastasia   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cluny   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Duchess   [Map]   978   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gem   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hussar   [Map]   187   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Milo   [Map]   100   SW   23 miles [37 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bassano. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Bassano ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bassano ...

Looking for more information about Bassano? 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 Bassano, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bassano.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bassano:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Bassano 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 Bassano - 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).

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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 Bassano). 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 Bassano 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bassano) 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 Bassano. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bassano

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bassano. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7889, Longitude: -112.4654     [Map].

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