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Stony Plain, Alberta

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Welcome to Stony Plain ...

A typical abbreviation for Stony Plain: Stony Pln.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Stony Plain had a population of 12,363 people.<1>

The town of Stony Plain was incorporated as a town December 10, 1908.

Stony Plain is 2,310 feet [704 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Stony Plain is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Stony Plain 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).

Area codes for Stony Plain: (780) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Stony Plain had a population of 12,363 people.

The population of Stony Plain represents 0.38% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 17th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 12,363 people, the population of Stony Plain increased 28.46% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 9,624 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Stony Plain.

Communities near Stony Plain ...

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 driving.<4>.

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Albert   [Map]   57,719   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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

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

Websites for Stony Plain ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stony Plain ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Stony Plain 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 Stony Plain - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Stony Plain) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stony Plain. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stony Plain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stony Plain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5333, Longitude: -114.0000     [Map].

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