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Welcome to Ponoka ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Ponoka had a population of 6,591 people.<1>
The town of Ponoka was founded in 1905.
Ponoka is 2,700 feet [823 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ponoka is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Ponoka 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 Ponoka: (403) & (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Ponoka: T4J<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Ponoka had a population of 6,591 people.
The population of Ponoka represents 0.2% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 39th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 6,591 people, the population of Ponoka increased 3.71% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 6,355 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ponoka.
Communities near Ponoka ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ponoka and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Ponoka.
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 Ponoka:
Websites for Ponoka ...
Official Website: www.ponoka.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ponoka ...
Looking for more information about Ponoka? 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 Ponoka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ponoka.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ponoka: www.ponoka.org/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 22 May 2019