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Lac la Biche, Alberta

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Welcome to Lac la Biche ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Lac la Biche had a population of 2,758 people.<1>

The town of Lac la Biche is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Lac la Biche 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 Lac la Biche: (780) & (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Lac la Biche: T0A<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Lac la Biche had a population of 2,758 people.

The population of Lac la Biche represents 0.08% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 66th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 2,758 people, the population of Lac la Biche has remained roughly the same as the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 2,776 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lac la Biche.

Communities near Lac la Biche ...

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

Community   DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Caslan   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Grassland   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hylo   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Imperial Mills   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Kikino   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Lac la Biche.

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 Lac la Biche. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lac la Biche:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lac la Biche ...

Looking for more information about Lac la Biche? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lac la Biche, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lac la Biche.

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 Lac la Biche 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 Lac la Biche - 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 Lac la Biche). 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 Lac la Biche 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 Lac la Biche. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lac la Biche) 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 Lac la Biche. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lac la Biche

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lac la Biche. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7717, Longitude: -111.9733     [Map].

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