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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 (with 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cowley.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Cowley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cowley) 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 Cowley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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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