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Irricana, Alberta

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Welcome to Irricana ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Irricana had a population of 1,243 people.<1>

The village of Irricana was incorporated in 1911.

Irricana is 3,060 feet [933 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Irricana is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Irricana 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 Irricana: (403) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Irricana had a population of 1,243 people.

The population of Irricana represents 0.04% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 101st most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,243 people, the population of Irricana increased 19.18% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,043 people).

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

Communities near Irricana ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2006
Acme   [Map]   656   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Airdrie   [Map]   28,927   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ardenode   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Bircham   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Irricana ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Irricana ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Irricana:

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 Irricana 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 Irricana - 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 (403).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Irricana) 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 Irricana. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Irricana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Irricana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.3167, Longitude: -113.6167     [Map].

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