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Welcome to Picture Butte ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Picture Butte had a population of 1,592 people.<1>

Time Zone: Picture Butte 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 Picture Butte: (403) and (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Picture Butte had a population of 1,592 people.

The population of Picture Butte represents 0.05% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 93rd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,592 people, the population of Picture Butte decreased 6.41% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,701 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Picture Butte.

Communities near Picture Butte ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Picture Butte and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Barons   [Map]   276   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coaldale   [Map]   6,177   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coalhurst   [Map]   1,523   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Iron Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Lethbridge   [Map]   74,685   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Picture Butte ...

Official Website: www.town.picturebutte.ab.ca/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Picture Butte ...

Looking for more information about Picture Butte? 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.

Looking for more information about Picture Butte? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Picture Butte, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Picture Butte.

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The official website for Picture Butte: www.town.picturebutte.ab.ca/

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Picture Butte 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 (403).

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<3>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 from Point A (ie- Picture Butte) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Picture Butte. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Picture Butte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Picture Butte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8769, Longitude: -112.7839     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 15 May 2019