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High River, Alberta
Welcome to High River ...
A typical abbreviation for High River: High Riv.
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, High River had a population of 10,716 people.<1>
The town of High River was incorporated February 13, 1906.
High River is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of High River is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: High River 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 River: (403) and (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for High River: T1V<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, High River had a population of 10,716 people.
The population of High River represents 0.33% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 22nd most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 10,716 people, the population of High River increased 14.21% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 9,383 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for High River.
Communities near High River ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from High River and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for High River.
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 High River:
Websites for High River ...
Official Website: www.highriver.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for High River ...
Looking for more information about High River? 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 River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for High River.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for High River: www.highriver.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019