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Welcome to Provost ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Provost had a population of 2,072 people.<1>
The town of Provost is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Provost is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Provost 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).
Note: If you travel east from Provost (for example, toward Macklin (SK)), you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.
Area codes for Provost: (780) and (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Provost: T0B<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Provost had a population of 2,072 people.
The population of Provost represents 0.06% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 79th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 2,072 people, the population of Provost increased 4.65% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,980 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Provost.
Communities near Provost ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Provost and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Provost.
Communities Also Named Provost ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Provost - it's located in Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Provost.
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 Provost:
Websites for Provost ...
Official Website: www.provost.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Provost ...
Looking for more information about Provost? 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 Provost, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Provost.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Provost: www.provost.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 15 May 2019