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Welcome to Cochrane ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Cochrane had a population of 13,491 people.<1>
The town of Cochrane was established in 1881 and was incorporated as a town in 1971.
Cochrane is 4,030 feet [1,228 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Cochrane is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Cochrane 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 Cochrane: (403) & (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Cochrane: T4C<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Cochrane had a population of 13,491 people.
The population of Cochrane represents 0.41% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 15th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 13,491 people, the population of Cochrane increased 12.04% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 12,041 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cochrane.
Communities near Cochrane ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cochrane and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Cochrane.
Communities Also Named Cochrane ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Cochrane - they are located in Alabama, California, Kansas, Ontario, Oregon and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cochrane.
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 Cochrane:
Websites for Cochrane ...
Official Website: www.cochrane.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cochrane ...
Looking for more information about Cochrane? 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 Cochrane, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cochrane.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Cochrane: www.cochrane.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 19 May 2019