RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Ralston, Alberta

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other AB
Communities





The location of Ralston













Welcome to Ralston ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Ralston had a population of 336 people.<1>

Ralston is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Ralston is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Ralston 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 Ralston, you will 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.

Telephone area codes for Ralston: (403) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Ralston had a population of 336 people.

The population of Ralston represents 0.01% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time).

The population of Ralston represents 0.01% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ralston.

Communities near Ralston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alderson   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the West (W) of Ralston

Redcliff   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ralston

Tilley   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ralston

Medicine Hat   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ralston

Rolling Hills   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) of Ralston

Bow Island   [Map]

Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South (S) of Ralston

Seven Persons   [Map]

Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ralston

Ross Glen   [Map]

Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ralston

Burdett   [Map]

Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ralston

Dunmore   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ralston

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

Communities Also Named Ralston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Ralston - they are located in California, Iowa, Manitoba, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ralston ...

Looking for more information about Ralston? 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 Ralston? 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 Ralston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ralston.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alberta Community

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ralston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Ralston were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

- Return to Citation

<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ralston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

- Return to Citation

<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ralston) 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 Ralston. 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 Ralston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ralston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2500, Longitude: -111.1833     [Map].

- Return to Citation























 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 15 Sep 2019