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Devon, Alberta

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Welcome to Devon ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Devon had a population of 6,261 people.<1>

The town of Devon is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Devon is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Devon 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).

Area codes for Devon: (780) & (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Devon had a population of 6,261 people.

The population of Devon represents 0.19% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 41st most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 6,261 people, the population of Devon increased 26% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 4,969 people).

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

Communities near Devon ...

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.<4>.

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Edmonton   [Map]   730,372   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Albert   [Map]   57,719   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Devon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Devon - they are located in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

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

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

Websites for Devon ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Devon ...

Looking for more information about Devon? 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 Devon, 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 Devon.

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) Devon. 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 ...

The official website for Devon:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Devon 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 Devon - 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 (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Devon.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Devon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3667, Longitude: -113.7333     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Devon.