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Welcome to Whitecourt ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Whitecourt had a population of 8,971 people.<1>
The town of Whitecourt was founded in 1910 and was incorporated as a town August 15, 1961.
Whitecourt is 2,400 feet [732 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Whitecourt is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Whitecourt 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 Whitecourt: (780) & (587)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Whitecourt had a population of 8,971 people.
The population of Whitecourt represents 0.27% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 27th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 8,971 people, the population of Whitecourt increased 7.64% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 8,334 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Whitecourt.
Communities near Whitecourt ...
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 Whitecourt and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Whitecourt.
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 Whitecourt:
Websites for Whitecourt ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitecourt ...
Looking for more information about Whitecourt? 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 Whitecourt, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Whitecourt.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Whitecourt: www.whitecourt.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019