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Peace River, Alberta
Welcome to Peace River ...
A typical abbreviation for Peace River: Peace Riv.
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Peace River had a population of 6,315 people.<1>
The town of Peace River was founded in 1914 and was incorporated December 1, 1919.
Peace River is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Peace River 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 Peace River: (780) & (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Peace River: T8S<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Peace River had a population of 6,315 people.
The population of Peace River represents 0.19% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 40th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 6,315 people, the population of Peace River increased 1.2% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 6,240 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Peace River.
Communities near Peace River ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Peace River and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Peace River.
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 Peace River:
Websites for Peace River ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peace River ...
Looking for more information about Peace River? 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 Peace River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Peace River.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Peace River: www.peaceriver.net/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019