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Bonnyville, Alberta

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Welcome to Bonnyville ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Bonnyville had a population of 5,832 people.<1>

The town of Bonnyville was incorporated as a town in 1949.

Bonnyville is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Bonnyville 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).

Note: If you travel east from Bonnyville (for example, toward Pierceland (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Area codes for Bonnyville: (780) & (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Bonnyville: T9N<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Bonnyville had a population of 5,832 people.

The population of Bonnyville represents 0.18% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 5,832 people, the population of Bonnyville increased 2.15% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 5,709 people).

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

Communities near Bonnyville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bonnyville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2006
Ardmore   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]   97   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Franchere   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gurneyville   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Bonnyville ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bonnyville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bonnyville:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Bonnyville 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 Bonnyville - 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 (780).

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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)'. In the case of Bonnyville, we provide only the FSA and not the 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 Bonnyville). 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 Bonnyville 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- Bonnyville) 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 Bonnyville. 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 Bonnyville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonnyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2681, Longitude: -110.7461     [Map].

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