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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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint Albert. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Albert.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Albert:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Albert) 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 Saint Albert. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6333, Longitude: -113.6333     [Map].

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