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Rainbow Lake, Alberta

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Welcome to Rainbow Lake ...

A typical abbreviation for Rainbow Lake: Rainbow Lk.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Rainbow Lake had a population of 965 people.<1>

Time Zone: Rainbow Lake 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 Rainbow Lake: (780) & (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Rainbow Lake had a population of 965 people.

The population of Rainbow Lake represents 0.03% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 116th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 965 people, the population of Rainbow Lake decreased 1.13% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 976 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rainbow Lake.

Communities near Rainbow Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   DirDistance
Assumption   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chateh   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rainbow Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Rainbow Lake - it's located in New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rainbow Lake.

Websites for Rainbow Lake ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Rainbow Lake ...

Looking for more information about Rainbow Lake? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainbow Lake.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Rainbow Lake 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 (780).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rainbow Lake) 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 Rainbow Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rainbow Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rainbow Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.4992, Longitude: -119.4023     [Map].

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