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Welcome to Lethbridge ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Lethbridge had a population of 74,685 people.<1>

The city of Lethbridge was incorporated as a city May 9, 1906.

Lethbridge is 2,950 feet [899 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Lethbridge is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Lethbridge 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 Lethbridge: (403) & (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Lethbridge had a population of 74,685 people.

The population of Lethbridge represents 2.27% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 4th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 74,685 people, the population of Lethbridge increased 10.85% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 67,374 people).

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

Communities near Lethbridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Magrath   [Map]   2,081   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Monarch   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nobleford   [Map]   689   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lethbridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lethbridge - it's located in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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

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

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

Websites for Lethbridge ...

Official Website:   www.lethbridge.ca/
Chamber of Commerce:   www.lethchamber.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lethbridge ...

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

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The official website for Lethbridge: www.lethbridge.ca/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Lethbridge 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 Lethbridge - 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- Lethbridge) 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 Lethbridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lethbridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lethbridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7000, Longitude: -112.8333     [Map].

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