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Welcome to Redcliff ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Redcliff had a population of 5,096 people.<1>

The town of Redcliff is 2,450 feet [747 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Redcliff is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Redcliff 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 Redcliff (for example, toward Maple Creek (SK)), 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.

Area codes for Redcliff: (403) & (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Redcliff had a population of 5,096 people.

The population of Redcliff represents 0.15% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 49th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 5,096 people, the population of Redcliff increased 16.56% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 4,372 people).

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

Communities near Redcliff ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Redcliff and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alderson - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dunmore   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Irvine   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Medicine Hat   [Map]   56,997   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Redcliff. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Redcliff ...

Looking for more information about Redcliff? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Redcliff, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Redcliff.

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The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Redcliff 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Redcliff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Redcliff. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Redcliff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redcliff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.0833, Longitude: -110.7833     [Map].

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