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Fort MacLeod, Alberta

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Welcome to Fort MacLeod ...

A typical abbreviation for Fort MacLeod: Ft. MacLeod

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Fort MacLeod had a population of 3,072 people.<1>

The town of Fort MacLeod is 3,090 feet [942 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Fort MacLeod is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Fort MacLeod 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 MacLeod: (403) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Fort MacLeod had a population of 3,072 people.

The population of Fort MacLeod represents 0.09% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 64th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 3,072 people, the population of Fort MacLeod increased 2.74% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 2,990 people).

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

Communities near Fort MacLeod ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2006
Barons   [Map]   276   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Brocket   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Eastview Acres   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granum   [Map]   415   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Fort MacLeod ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort MacLeod ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fort MacLeod:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Fort MacLeod 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 MacLeod - 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 (403).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort MacLeod) 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 MacLeod. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort MacLeod

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort MacLeod. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7333, Longitude: -113.4000     [Map].

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