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Welcome to High Prairie ...

A typical abbreviation for High Prairie: High Pr.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, High Prairie had a population of 2,785 people.<1>

The town of High Prairie is 1,990 feet [607 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: High Prairie 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 High Prairie: (780) & (587)<3>

Websites for High Prairie ...

Official Website: www.highprairie.ca/

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, High Prairie had a population of 2,785 people.

The population of High Prairie represents 0.08% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 67th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 2,785 people, the population of High Prairie increased 1.75% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 2,737 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for High Prairie.

Communities Also Named High Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named High Prairie - they are located in Illinois, Kansas (2), Missouri and Texas.

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

Communities near High Prairie ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near High Prairie.

  • Grouard Mission
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grouard Mission came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grouard Mission
    • Grouard Mission lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of High Prairie
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grouard Mission
  • Arcadia
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of High Prairie
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
  • Grouard
  • Kathleen
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kathleen
    • Kathleen lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest of High Prairie
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kathleen
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Joussard
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joussard
      • Joussard lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of High Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joussard
    • Sunset House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset House came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset House
      • Sunset House lies 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of High Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset House
    • McLennan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLennan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLennan
      • McLennan lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of High Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLennan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McLennan
    • Guy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guy
      • Guy lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of High Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guy
    • Drift Pile River 150
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drift Pile River 150 came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drift Pile River 150
      • Drift Pile River 150 lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of High Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drift Pile River 150
    • Driftpile
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Driftpile came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Driftpile
      • Driftpile lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of High Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Driftpile

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around High Prairie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for High Prairie.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for High Prairie ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for High Prairie: www.highprairie.ca/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for High Prairie were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around High Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- High Prairie) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for High Prairie. 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 High Prairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.4333, Longitude: -116.4833    






















 

 

 

 

 


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