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Eckville, Alberta

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Welcome to Eckville ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Eckville had a population of 951 people.<1>

The town of Eckville was founded in 1905 and was incorporated as a town in 1966.

Time Zone: Eckville 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 Eckville: (403) and (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Eckville had a population of 951 people.

The population of Eckville represents 0.03% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 117th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 951 people, the population of Eckville decreased 6.67% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,019 people).

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

Communities near Eckville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Eckville and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2006
Benalto   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gull Lake   [Map]   204   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jarvis Bay   [Map]   183   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kountry Meadows   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Leslieville   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Eckville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Eckville - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

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

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

Websites for Eckville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eckville ...

Looking for more information about Eckville? 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.

Looking for more information about Eckville? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Eckville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Eckville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Eckville. 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 Eckville 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 Eckville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eckville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3590, Longitude: -114.3737     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Eckville.