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Silver Sands, Alberta

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Welcome to Silver Sands ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Silver Sands had a population of 173 people.<1>

The village of Silver Sands was incorporated January 1, 1969.

Time Zone: Silver Sands 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 Silver Sands: (780) and (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Silver Sands had a population of 173 people.

With a 2006 count of 173 people, the population of Silver Sands increased 37.3% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 126 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Silver Sands.

Communities near Silver Sands ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Silver Sands and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Silver Sands ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Silver Sands - they are located in Florida and Maryland.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Silver Sands.

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 Silver Sands. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silver Sands ...

Looking for more information about Silver Sands? 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.

Looking for more information about Silver Sands? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Silver Sands, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Silver Sands.

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) Silver Sands. 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Silver Sands. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Silver Sands 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>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Silver Sands.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Silver Sands. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Silver Sands) 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 Silver Sands. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Silver Sands

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Sands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6333, Longitude: -114.6500     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Silver Sands.