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Grimshaw, Alberta

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Welcome to Grimshaw ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Grimshaw had a population of 2,537 people.<1>

The town of Grimshaw is 1,940 feet [591 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Grimshaw 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).

Telephone area codes for Grimshaw: (780) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Grimshaw: T0H<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Grimshaw had a population of 2,537 people.

The population of Grimshaw represents 0.08% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 72nd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 2,537 people, the population of Grimshaw increased 4.19% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 2,435 people).

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

Communities near Grimshaw ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Peace River   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the East (E) of Grimshaw

Berwyn   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grimshaw

Saint Isidore   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Grimshaw

Whitelaw   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Grimshaw

Brownvale   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grimshaw

Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Grimshaw

Roma Junction   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Grimshaw

Marie Reine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grimshaw

Jean Cote   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of Grimshaw

Nampa   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grimshaw

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

Communities Also Named Grimshaw ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Grimshaw - it's located in Georgia.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grimshaw ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grimshaw. 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 Grimshaw 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 Grimshaw - 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 Grimshaw). 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 Grimshaw 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 from Point A (ie- Grimshaw) 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 Grimshaw. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grimshaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grimshaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.1894, Longitude: -117.6105     [Map].

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