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Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

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Welcome to Crowsnest Pass ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Crowsnest Pass had a population of 5,749 people.<1>

The town of Crowsnest Pass was incorporated as a town January 1, 1979.

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

Area codes for Crowsnest Pass: (403) and (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Crowsnest Pass had a population of 5,749 people.

The population of Crowsnest Pass represents 0.17% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 44th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 5,749 people, the population of Crowsnest Pass decreased 8.19% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 6,262 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Crowsnest Pass.

Communities near Crowsnest Pass ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Crowsnest Pass and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006
Beaver Mines   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Burmis - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crowsnest   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hillcrest Mines   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lille - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crowsnest Pass. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Crowsnest Pass ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crowsnest Pass ...

Looking for more information about Crowsnest Pass? 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 Crowsnest Pass, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crowsnest Pass.

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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 Crowsnest Pass 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 (403).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crowsnest Pass) 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 Crowsnest Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crowsnest Pass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crowsnest Pass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.6000, Longitude: -114.5167     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019