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Onoway, Alberta

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Welcome to Onoway ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Onoway had a population of 875 people.<1>

The town of Onoway is 2,330 feet [710 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Onoway is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The Canadian Postal Code for Onoway: T0E<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Onoway had a population of 875 people.

The population of Onoway represents 0.03% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 125th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 875 people, the population of Onoway increased 3.31% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 847 people).

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

Communities near Onoway ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Onoway and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onoway ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Onoway. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Onoway 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 Onoway - 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 Onoway). 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 Onoway 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Onoway) 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 Onoway. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Onoway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onoway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7028, Longitude: -114.1900     [Map].

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