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Welcome to Vermilion ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Vermilion had a population of 4,036 people.<1>

The town of Vermilion was founded in 1902 and was incorporated in 1906.

Vermilion is 2,030 feet [619 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Vermilion 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).

Note: If you travel east from Vermilion (for example, toward Marshall (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Area codes for Vermilion: (780) & (587)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Vermilion: T9X<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Vermilion had a population of 4,036 people.

The population of Vermilion represents 0.12% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 55th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 4,036 people, the population of Vermilion increased 2.23% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 3,948 people).

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

Communities near Vermilion ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Vermilion and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Borradaile   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clandonald   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Derwent   [Map]   117   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dewberry   [Map]   196   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hazeldine   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Islay   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Vermilion ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Vermilion - they are located in Illinois, Michigan, New York and Ohio.

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

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

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

Websites for Vermilion ...

Official Website: www.vermilion.ca/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vermilion ...

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

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The official website for Vermilion: www.vermilion.ca/

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Vermilion 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 Vermilion - 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 Vermilion). 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 Vermilion 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 starting from Vermilion. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vermilion) 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 Vermilion. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vermilion

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vermilion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3540, Longitude: -110.8465     [Map].

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