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Welcome to Black Diamond ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Black Diamond had a population of 1,900 people.<1>

The town of Black Diamond was founded in 1907.

Black Diamond is 3,830 feet [1,167 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Black Diamond is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Black Diamond 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 Black Diamond: (403) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Black Diamond: T0L<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Black Diamond had a population of 1,900 people.

The population of Black Diamond represents 0.06% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 87th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,900 people, the population of Black Diamond increased 1.82% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,866 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Black Diamond.

Communities near Black Diamond ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Black Diamond and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2006
Academy   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Acadia   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Aldersyde   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
De Winton   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
High River   [Map]   10,716   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Longview   [Map]   300   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Black Diamond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Black Diamond - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Black Diamond.

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 Black Diamond. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Black Diamond ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Diamond ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Black Diamond. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Black Diamond 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 Black Diamond - 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 Black Diamond). 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 Black Diamond 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Black Diamond. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Black Diamond) 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 Black Diamond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Black Diamond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Diamond. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.6860, Longitude: -114.2347     [Map].

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