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Welcome to Whitelaw ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Whitelaw had a population of 136 people.<1>

Whitelaw is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Whitelaw is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The Canadian Postal Code for Whitelaw: T0H<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Whitelaw had a population of 136 people.

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Whitelaw had a population of 136 people.

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

Communities near Whitelaw ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Whitelaw and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Berwyn   [Map]   516   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Deer Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]

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

Communities Also Named Whitelaw ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Whitelaw - they are located in Kansas, New York and Wisconsin.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitelaw ...

Looking for more information about Whitelaw? 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 Whitelaw? 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 Whitelaw, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Whitelaw.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Whitelaw. 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 Whitelaw 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 Whitelaw - 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 Whitelaw). 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 Whitelaw 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' distance starting in Whitelaw. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitelaw) 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 Whitelaw. 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 Whitelaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitelaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.1092, Longitude: -118.0762     [Map].

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