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Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Welcome to Sylvan Lake ...
A typical abbreviation for Sylvan Lake: Sylvan Lk.
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Sylvan Lake had a population of 10,703 people.<1>
The town of Sylvan Lake was founded in 1898 and was incorporated in 1913.
Sylvan Lake is 3,160 feet [963 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Sylvan Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Sylvan 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 Sylvan Lake: (403) and (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Sylvan Lake: T4S<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Sylvan Lake had a population of 10,703 people.
The population of Sylvan Lake represents 0.33% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 24th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 10,703 people, the population of Sylvan Lake increased 42.65% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 7,503 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sylvan Lake.
Communities near Sylvan Lake ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sylvan Lake and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Sylvan Lake.
Communities Also Named Sylvan Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Sylvan Lake - they are located in Florida (2), Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sylvan Lake.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sylvan Lake:
Websites for Sylvan Lake ...
Official Website: www.town.sylvan-lake.ab.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sylvan Lake ...
Looking for more information about Sylvan 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 Sylvan Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sylvan Lake.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sylvan Lake: www.town.sylvan-lake.ab.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019