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Glendon, Alberta

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Welcome to Glendon ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Glendon had a population of 421 people.<1>

The village of Glendon is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Glendon 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).

Note: If you travel east from Glendon (for example, toward Pierceland (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Telephone area codes for Glendon: (780) & (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Glendon had a population of 421 people.

The population of Glendon represents 0.01% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 164th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 421 people, the population of Glendon decreased 8.28% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 459 people).

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

Communities near Glendon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2006
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]   97   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bonnyville   [Map]   5,832   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Franchere   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Glendon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Glendon - they are located in Iowa, Maine, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and West Virginia.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glendon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Glendon 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 Glendon - 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glendon) 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 Glendon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glendon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glendon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2511, Longitude: -111.1514     [Map].

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