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Mayerthorpe, Alberta

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Welcome to Mayerthorpe ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Mayerthorpe had a population of 1,474 people.<1>

Time Zone: Mayerthorpe 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 Mayerthorpe: (780) and (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Mayerthorpe: T0E<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Mayerthorpe had a population of 1,474 people.

The population of Mayerthorpe represents 0.04% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 98th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,474 people, the population of Mayerthorpe decreased 6.11% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,570 people).

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

Communities near Mayerthorpe ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Mayerthorpe and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2006
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cherhill   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cosmo   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Green Court   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Lone Pine   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Mayerthorpe ...

Official Website: www.townofmayerthorpe.ab.ca/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mayerthorpe ...

Looking for more information about Mayerthorpe? 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 Mayerthorpe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Mayerthorpe.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Mayerthorpe. 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 ...

The official website for Mayerthorpe: www.townofmayerthorpe.ab.ca/

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 Mayerthorpe 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 Mayerthorpe.

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<3>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 Mayerthorpe). 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 Mayerthorpe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Mayerthorpe. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mayerthorpe) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mayerthorpe. 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 Mayerthorpe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mayerthorpe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9528, Longitude: -115.1389     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mayerthorpe.