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Welcome to Olds ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Olds had a population of 7,253 people.<1>
The town of Olds is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Olds is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Olds 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 Olds: (403) and (587)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Olds had a population of 7,253 people.
The population of Olds represents 0.22% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 33rd most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 7,253 people, the population of Olds increased 9.78% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 6,607 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Olds.
Communities near Olds ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Olds and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Olds.
Communities Also Named Olds ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Olds - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Olds.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Olds:
Websites for Olds ...
Official Website: www.olds.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olds ...
Looking for more information about Olds? 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 Olds, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Olds.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Olds: www.olds.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 19 May 2019