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Welcome to Carstairs ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Carstairs had a population of 2,699 people.<1>
The town of Carstairs was founded in 1903 and was incorporated in 1966.
Carstairs is 3,400 feet [1,036 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Carstairs is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Carstairs 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 Carstairs: (403) and (587)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Carstairs had a population of 2,699 people.
The population of Carstairs represents 0.08% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 68th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 2,699 people, the population of Carstairs increased 19.74% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 2,254 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Carstairs.
Communities near Carstairs ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Carstairs.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Carstairs:
Websites for Carstairs ...
Official Website: www.carstairs.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carstairs ...
Looking for more information about Carstairs? 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 Carstairs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carstairs.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Carstairs: www.carstairs.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019