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).
Telephone area codes for Rainbow Lake: (780) and (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).
Communities near Rainbow Lake ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rainbow Lake and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.
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.
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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainbow Lake.
Search for Local Businesses ...
People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Rainbow Lake. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.
|<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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Rainbow Lake.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Rainbow Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.4992, Longitude: -119.4023 [Map].
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rainbow Lake.