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Welcome to Viking ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Viking had a population of 1,085 people.<1>

The town of Viking is 2,280 feet [695 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Viking is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Viking 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 Viking: (780) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Viking had a population of 1,085 people.

The population of Viking represents 0.03% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 106th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,085 people, the population of Viking increased 3.14% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,052 people).

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

Communities near Viking ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Viking and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Bruce   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Innisfree   [Map]   233   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Jarrow   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kinsella   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]

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

Communities Also Named Viking ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Viking - they are located in California, Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Viking ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Viking. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Viking 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 Viking - 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 from Point A (ie- Viking) 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 Viking. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Viking

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Viking. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0833, Longitude: -111.7833     [Map].

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