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High Prairie, Alberta

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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).

Area codes for High Prairie: (780) & (587)<3>

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 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 near High Prairie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from High Prairie and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2006
Arcadia   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Driftpile   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grouard   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Guy   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

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

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

Websites for High Prairie ...

Official Website:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for High Prairie:

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 High Prairie 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 High Prairie - 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 'straight-line' 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, 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     [Map].

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