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Castle Island, Alberta

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Welcome to Castle Island ...

A typical abbreviation for Castle Island: Castle Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Castle Island had a population of 22 people.<1>

The village of Castle Island was incorporated January 1, 1955.

Time Zone: Castle Island 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 Castle Island: (780) and (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Castle Island had a population of 22 people.

With a 2006 count of 22 people, the population of Castle Island increased 120% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 10 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Castle Island.

Communities near Castle Island ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Castle Island and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2006
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   5 miles [8 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Castle Island. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castle Island ...

Looking for more information about Castle Island? 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.

Looking for more information about Castle Island? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Castle Island, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Castle Island.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Castle Island. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Castle Island. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Castle Island 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>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Castle Island.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Castle Island. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Castle Island) 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 Castle Island. 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 Castle Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castle Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7167, Longitude: -114.3333     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Castle Island.