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Saint Albert, Alberta

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Welcome to Saint Albert ...

A typical abbreviation for Saint Albert: St. Albert

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Saint Albert had a population of 57,719 people.<1>

The city of Saint Albert was founded in 1861 and was incorporated as a city January 1, 1977.

Saint Albert is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Saint Albert is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Saint Albert 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 Saint Albert: (780) & (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Saint Albert had a population of 57,719 people.

The population of Saint Albert represents 1.75% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 5th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 57,719 people, the population of Saint Albert increased 8.74% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 53,081 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Albert.

Communities near Saint Albert ...

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

Community   2006
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   S   18 miles [29 km]
Edmonton   [Map]   730,372   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Saint Albert ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Saint Albert - they are located in Ontario and Quebec.

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

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 Saint Albert. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Saint Albert ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Albert ...

Looking for more information about Saint Albert? 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 Saint Albert, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Saint Albert.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Saint Albert. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Saint Albert 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 Saint Albert - 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 (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Saint Albert.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Saint Albert. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Albert) 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 Saint Albert. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Albert

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Albert. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6333, Longitude: -113.6333     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saint Albert.