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Duchess, Alberta

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Welcome to Duchess ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Duchess had a population of 978 people.<1>

The village of Duchess is 2,470 feet [753 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Duchess is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Duchess 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 Duchess: (403) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Duchess had a population of 978 people.

The population of Duchess represents 0.03% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 115th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 978 people, the population of Duchess increased 16.99% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 836 people).

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

Communities near Duchess ...

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 Duchess and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2006
Bassano   [Map]   1,345   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Brooks   [Map]   12,579   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gem   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Millicent   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Patricia   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rosemary   [Map]   388   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Duchess. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Duchess ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Duchess 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 Duchess - 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 '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- Duchess) 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 Duchess. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Duchess

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duchess. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7333, Longitude: -111.9000     [Map].

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