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Welcome to Forestburg ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Forestburg had a population of 895 people.<1>

The village of Forestburg is 2,340 feet [713 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Forestburg is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Forestburg 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 Forestburg: (780) & (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Forestburg: T0B<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Forestburg had a population of 895 people.

The population of Forestburg represents 0.03% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 895 people, the population of Forestburg increased 2.87% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 870 people).

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

Communities near Forestburg ...

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 Forestburg and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Alliance   [Map]   158   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ankerton   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Forestburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Forestburg - they are located in New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forestburg ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Forestburg 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 Forestburg - 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 (780).

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<4>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Forestburg). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Forestburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forestburg) 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 Forestburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forestburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forestburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5839, Longitude: -112.0683     [Map].

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