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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).

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 total 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 (with a count of 1,019 people).

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

Communities near Eckville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sylvan Lake   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the East (E) of Eckville

Bentley   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Eckville

Norglenwold   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Eckville

Leslieville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Eckville

Kountry Meadows   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Eckville

Gull Lake   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Eckville

Jarvis Bay   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Eckville

Benalto   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Eckville

Spruce View   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Eckville

Sunbreaker Cove   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Eckville

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.

Websites for Eckville ...

Official Website:

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

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

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Eckville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3590, Longitude: -114.3737     [Map].

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