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Welcome to Donalda ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Donalda had a population of 224 people.<1>

The village of Donalda is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Donalda is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Donalda 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).

Telephone area codes for Donalda: (403) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Donalda: T0B<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Donalda had a population of 224 people.

With a 2006 count of 224 people, the population of Donalda decreased 2.61% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 230 people).

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

Communities near Donalda ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Donalda and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Bashaw   [Map]   796   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edberg   [Map]   155   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Red Willow   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donalda ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Donalda. 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 Donalda 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 Donalda - 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>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Donalda). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Donalda or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Donalda. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Donalda) 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 Donalda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Donalda

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donalda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5838, Longitude: -112.5756     [Map].

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