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Welcome to Fort MacKay ...

A typical abbreviation for Fort MacKay: Ft. MacKay

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Fort MacKay had a population of 521 people.<1>

Fort MacKay is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fort MacKay 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 Fort MacKay: (780) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Fort MacKay: T0P<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Fort MacKay had a population of 521 people.

The population of Fort MacKay represents 0.02% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time).

With a 2006 count of 521 people, the population of Fort MacKay increased 19.22% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 437 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort MacKay.

Communities near Fort MacKay ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fort MacKay and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Fort McMurray   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Waterways   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort MacKay ...

Looking for more information about Fort MacKay? 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 Fort MacKay? 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 Fort MacKay, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fort MacKay.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Fort MacKay 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 Fort MacKay - 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 Fort MacKay). 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 Fort MacKay 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Fort MacKay. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort MacKay) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort MacKay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort MacKay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort MacKay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.1846, Longitude: -111.6345     [Map].

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