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Taber, Alberta

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Welcome to Taber ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Taber had a population of 7,677 people.<1>

The town of Taber was founded in 1907.

Taber is 2,660 feet [811 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Taber is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Taber 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 Taber: (403) and (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Taber: T1G<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Taber had a population of 7,677 people.

The population of Taber represents 0.23% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 31st most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 7,677 people, the population of Taber has remained roughly the same as the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 7,671 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Taber.

Communities near Taber ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Taber and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2006
Barnwell   [Map]   613   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Chin   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cranford   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grantham   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Grassy Lake   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hays   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Taber ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Taber - they are located in Idaho, Texas and Virginia.

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

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

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

Websites for Taber ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Taber ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Taber:

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 Taber 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 Taber - 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 (403).

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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)'. In the case of Taber, we provide only the FSA and not the 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 Taber). 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 Taber 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Taber) 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 Taber. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Taber

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7923, Longitude: -112.1446     [Map].

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