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

Telephone area codes for Crowsnest Pass: (403) & (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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crowsnest Pass. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Crowsnest Pass.

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) Crowsnest Pass. 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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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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Crowsnest Pass.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Crowsnest Pass. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crowsnest Pass) 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 Crowsnest Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.6000, Longitude: -114.5167     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Crowsnest Pass.