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Welcome to Joffre ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Joffre had a population of 166 people.<1>

Joffre is 2,890 feet [881 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Joffre is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The Canadian Postal Code for Joffre: T0C<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Joffre had a population of 166 people.

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Joffre had a population of 166 people.

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

Communities near Joffre ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Joffre and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alix   [Map]   851   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Delburne   [Map]   765   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gull Lake   [Map]   204   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Joffre ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Joffre - they are located in Alabama, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Quebec.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Joffre ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Joffre. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3362, Longitude: -113.5373     [Map].

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