A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Edmonton ...
The pronunciation of Edmonton: ED-muhn-tuhn<1>
When the people of Edmonton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Edmontonian<2>
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Edmonton had a population of 730,372 people.<3>
The city of Edmonton was established in 1795 and was incorporated as a city October 8, 1904.
Edmonton is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Edmonton 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 Edmonton: (780) & (587)<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Edmonton had a population of 730,372 people.
The population of Edmonton represents 22.2% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 730,372 people, the population of Edmonton increased 9.65% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 666,104 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Edmonton.
Communities near Edmonton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Edmonton.
Communities Also Named Edmonton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Edmonton - they are located in Kentucky and Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Edmonton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Edmonton:
Websites for Edmonton ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edmonton ...
Looking for more information about Edmonton? 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 Edmonton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Edmonton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Edmonton: www.edmonton.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 18 Mar 2019