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Blackfalds, Alberta

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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).

Telephone area codes for Blackfalds: (403) & (587)<3>

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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Blackfalds and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2006
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gull Lake   [Map]   204   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jarvis Bay   [Map]   183   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Norglenwold   [Map]   270   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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 Blackfalds. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Blackfalds ...

Official Website:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blackfalds:

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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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackfalds - 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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Blackfalds) 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 Blackfalds. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: 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     [Map].

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