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Welcome to Obed ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Obed had a population of 28 people.<1>

Obed is 3,760 feet [1,146 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Obed is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Obed had a population of 28 people.

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Obed had a population of 28 people.

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

Communities near Obed ...

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Brule   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cadomin   [Map]   ---   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Coalspur   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edson   [Map]   8,098   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hinton   [Map]   9,738   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Luscar   [Map]   ---   S   34 miles [54.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Obed ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Obed - they are located in Alabama, Illinois and South Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Obed. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Obed ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Obed. 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 Obed 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 Obed - 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Obed. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Obed) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Obed. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5500, Longitude: -117.2167     [Map].

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