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Welcome to Holden ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Holden had a population of 398 people.<1>

The village of Holden is 2,270 feet [692 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Holden is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Holden 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 Holden: (780) & (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Holden: T0B<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Holden had a population of 398 people.

The population of Holden represents 0.01% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 167th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 398 people, the population of Holden increased 6.42% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 374 people).

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

Communities near Holden ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Holden and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2006
Haight   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Inland   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kingman   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lavoy   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Poe   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Round Hill   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Holden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Holden - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Holden. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holden ...

Looking for more information about Holden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Holden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Holden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Holden.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Holden. 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 Holden 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 Holden - 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 Holden). 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 Holden 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Holden. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Holden) 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 Holden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Holden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2332, Longitude: -112.2351     [Map].

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