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Island Lake, Alberta

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Welcome to Island Lake ...

A typical abbreviation for Island Lake: Island Lk.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Island Lake had a population of 351 people.<1>

The village of Island Lake was incorporated January 1, 1958.

Time Zone: Island Lake 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 Island Lake: (780) & (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Island Lake had a population of 351 people.

The population of Island Lake represents 0.01% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 179th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 351 people, the population of Island Lake increased 76.38% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 199 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Island Lake.

Communities near Island Lake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chisholm   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coolidge - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hondo   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Island Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Island Lake - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota (2), North Dakota, Ontario (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Island Lake. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Island Lake ...

Looking for more information about Island Lake? 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 Island Lake? 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 Island Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Island Lake.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Island Lake. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Island Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Island Lake 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>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Island Lake.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Island Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Island Lake) 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 Island Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Island Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Island Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8423, Longitude: -113.5531     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Island Lake.