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Cowley, Alberta

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Welcome to Cowley ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Cowley had a population of 219 people.<1>

The village of Cowley was incorporated in 1906.

Cowley is 3,810 feet [1,161 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Cowley is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Cowley 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 west from Cowley, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Area codes for Cowley: (403) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Cowley had a population of 219 people.

With a 2006 count of 219 people, the population of Cowley decreased 2.67% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 225 people).

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

Communities near Cowley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cowley and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2006
Beaver Mines   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bever Mines   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Blairmore   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Burmis - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Frank   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cowley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Cowley - they are located in Kansas, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, Wyoming and Yukon.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cowley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowley ...

Looking for more information about Cowley? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cowley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cowley.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Cowley. 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 ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Cowley 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 Cowley - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cowley.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Cowley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cowley) 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 Cowley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cowley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cowley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5667, Longitude: -114.0667     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cowley.