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Killam, Alberta

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Welcome to Killam ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Killam had a population of 1,019 people.<1>

The town of Killam is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Killam is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Killam 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 Killam: (780) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Killam: T0B<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Killam had a population of 1,019 people.

The population of Killam represents 0.03% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 110th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,019 people, the population of Killam increased 1.49% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,004 people).

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

Communities near Killam ...

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.<5>.

Community   2006
Ankerton   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bellshill   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Killam ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Killam ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Killam 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 Killam - 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 Killam). 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 Killam 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Killam) 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 Killam. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Killam

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Killam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.7910, Longitude: -111.8608     [Map].

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