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Red Deer, Alberta
Welcome to Red Deer ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Red Deer had a population of 82,732 people.<1>
The city of Red Deer was established in 1882 and was incorporated as a city March 25, 1913.
Red Deer is 2,860 feet [872 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Red Deer is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Red Deer 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 Red Deer: (403) & (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Red Deer: T4N<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Red Deer had a population of 82,732 people.
The population of Red Deer represents 2.51% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 82,732 people, the population of Red Deer increased 21.97% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 67,829 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Deer.
Communities near Red Deer ...
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 Red Deer and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Red Deer.
Communities Also Named Red Deer ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Red Deer - it's located in Kansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Red Deer.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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Websites for Red Deer ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Deer ...
Looking for more information about Red Deer? 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 Red Deer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Red Deer.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Red Deer: www.reddeer.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 19 May 2019