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Welcome to West Cove ...

A typical abbreviation for West Cove: W. Cove

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, West Cove had a population of 169 people.<1>

The village of West Cove was incorporated January 1, 1963.

Time Zone: West Cove 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 West Cove: (780) & (587)<2>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, West Cove had a population of 169 people.

With a 2006 count of 169 people, the population of West Cove increased 60.95% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 105 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Cove.

Communities near West Cove ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from West Cove and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Seba Beach   [Map]   203   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]   173   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Cove ...

Looking for more information about West Cove? 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.

Looking for more information about West Cove? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to West Cove, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Cove.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 West Cove 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>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from West Cove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Cove) 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 West Cove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Cove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7000, Longitude: -114.5000     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 03 Dec 2018
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