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Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Welcome to Fort Saskatchewan ...
A typical abbreviation for Fort Saskatchewan: Ft. Saskatchewan
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Fort Saskatchewan had a population of 14,957 people.<1>
The city of Fort Saskatchewan was founded in 1875 and was incorporated as a city July 1, 1985.
Fort Saskatchewan is 2,040 feet [622 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Fort Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan: (780) & (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Fort Saskatchewan: T8L<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Fort Saskatchewan had a population of 14,957 people.
The population of Fort Saskatchewan represents 0.45% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 14th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 14,957 people, the population of Fort Saskatchewan increased 13.99% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 13,121 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Saskatchewan.
Communities near Fort Saskatchewan ...
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 you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Fort Saskatchewan.
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 Fort Saskatchewan:
Websites for Fort Saskatchewan ...
Official Website: www.fortsask.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Saskatchewan ...
Looking for more information about Fort Saskatchewan? 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 Saskatchewan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Saskatchewan.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Fort Saskatchewan: www.fortsask.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 19 May 2019