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Welcome to Blackfalds ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Blackfalds had a population of 4,618 people.<1>

The town of Blackfalds is 2,880 feet [878 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Blackfalds is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Blackfalds 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 Blackfalds: (403) and (587)<3>

Websites for Blackfalds ...

Official Website: www.blackfalds.com/

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Blackfalds had a population of 4,618 people.

The population of Blackfalds represents 0.14% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 51st most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 4,618 people, the population of Blackfalds increased 48.2% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 3,116 people).

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

Communities near Blackfalds ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blackfalds.

  • Red Deer
  • Sylvan Lake
  • Lacombe
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lacombe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacombe
    • Lacombe lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Blackfalds
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacombe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacombe
  • Penhold
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penhold came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penhold
    • Penhold lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Blackfalds
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penhold
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bentley
    • Springbrook
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springbrook
      • Springbrook lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Blackfalds
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springbrook
    • Clive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clive came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clive
      • Clive lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Blackfalds
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clive
    • Norglenwold
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norglenwold came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norglenwold
      • Norglenwold lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Blackfalds
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norglenwold
    • Gull Lake
    • Jarvis Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarvis Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarvis Bay
      • Jarvis Bay lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Blackfalds
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarvis Bay

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blackfalds. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blackfalds.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackfalds ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blackfalds: www.blackfalds.com/

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Blackfalds were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackfalds - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blackfalds) 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 Blackfalds. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blackfalds

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackfalds. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3833, Longitude: -113.8000    
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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