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Smoky Lake, Alberta

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Welcome to Smoky Lake ...

A typical abbreviation for Smoky Lake: Smoky Lk.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Smoky Lake had a population of 1,010 people.<1>

The town of Smoky Lake is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Smoky Lake 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 Smoky Lake: (780) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Smoky Lake: T0A<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Smoky Lake had a population of 1,010 people.

The population of Smoky Lake represents 0.03% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,010 people, the population of Smoky Lake has remained roughly the same as the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,011 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Smoky Lake.

Communities near Smoky Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bellis   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edwand   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saint Michael   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Smoky Lake ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smoky Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Smoky Lake:

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 Smoky Lake 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 Smoky Lake - 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 Smoky Lake). 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 Smoky Lake 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 '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- Smoky Lake) 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 Smoky Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smoky Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smoky Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1151, Longitude: -112.4726     [Map].

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