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Sexsmith, Alberta

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Welcome to Sexsmith ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Sexsmith had a population of 1,959 people.<1>

The town of Sexsmith is 2,370 feet [722 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Sexsmith is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Sexsmith 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 Sexsmith: (780) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Sexsmith: T0H<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Sexsmith had a population of 1,959 people.

The population of Sexsmith represents 0.06% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 84th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,959 people, the population of Sexsmith increased 18.51% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,653 people).

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

Communities near Sexsmith ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2006
Bezanson   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Dimsdale   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grande Prairie   [Map]   47,066   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
La Glace   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sexsmith ...

Looking for more information about Sexsmith? 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 Sexsmith, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sexsmith.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Sexsmith 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 Sexsmith - 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>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Sexsmith). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Sexsmith or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>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- Sexsmith) 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 Sexsmith. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sexsmith

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sexsmith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3505, Longitude: -118.7777     [Map].

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