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Spruce Grove, Alberta

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Welcome to Spruce Grove ...

A typical abbreviation for Spruce Grove: Spruce Grv.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Spruce Grove had a population of 19,541 people.<1>

The city of Spruce Grove was founded in 1907 and was incorporated as a city March 1, 1986.

Spruce Grove is 2,320 feet [707 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Spruce Grove is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Spruce Grove 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 Spruce Grove: (780) & (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Spruce Grove had a population of 19,541 people.

The population of Spruce Grove represents 0.59% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 9th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 19,541 people, the population of Spruce Grove increased 22.26% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 15,983 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Spruce Grove.

Communities near Spruce Grove ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2006
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmonton   [Map]   730,372   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint Albert   [Map]   57,719   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Spruce Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Spruce Grove - it's located in Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Spruce Grove.

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 Spruce Grove. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Spruce Grove ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spruce Grove ...

Looking for more information about Spruce Grove? 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 Spruce Grove, 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 Spruce Grove.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Spruce Grove. 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 Spruce Grove 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 Spruce Grove - 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 Spruce Grove.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Spruce Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spruce Grove) 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 Spruce Grove. 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 Spruce Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spruce Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5333, Longitude: -113.9167     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Spruce Grove.