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Welcome to Edson ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Edson had a population of 8,098 people.<1>
The town of Edson was incorporated in 1911.
The town of Edson was named Heatherwood before it was changed to Edson.
Edson is 2,960 feet [902 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Edson is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Edson 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 Edson: (780) & (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Edson: T7E<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Edson had a population of 8,098 people.
The population of Edson represents 0.25% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 29th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 8,098 people, the population of Edson increased 6.76% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 7,585 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Edson.
Communities near Edson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Edson and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Edson.
Communities Also Named Edson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Edson - they are located in California, Kansas, New York, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Edson.
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 Edson:
Websites for Edson ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edson ...
Looking for more information about Edson? 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 Edson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Edson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Edson: www.townofedson.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jul 2019