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Welcome to Alameda ...

When the people of Alameda refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alamedan<1>

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Alameda had a population of 308 people.<2>

The town of Alameda is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alameda lies in the Central Standard Time Zone (CST) and does not observe daylight saving time. The time zone in French: CST- Heure Normale du Centre (HNC).

Note: If you travel south from Alameda (for example, toward Flaxton (ND)), you will leave Central Standard Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

Telephone area codes for Alameda: (306) and (639)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Alameda had a population of 308 people.

The population of Alameda represents 0.03% of the total population of Saskatchewan (which had 985,386 people at that time), making it Saskatchewan's 195th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 308 people, the population of Alameda has remained roughly the same as the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 311 people).

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

Communities near Alameda ...

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Portal (ND)   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Alida   [Map]   106   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carnduff   [Map]   1,012   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Frobisher   [Map]   145   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Glen Ewen   [Map]   120   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hirsch   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alameda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alameda - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Idaho, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, Oregon and Texas.

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

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 Alameda. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alameda.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alameda ...

Looking for more information about Alameda? 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 Alameda, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alameda.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alameda. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Alameda refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Alameda may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Alameda 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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alameda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (639) is an overlay for area code (306). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Alameda.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Alameda. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alameda) 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 Alameda. 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 Alameda

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alameda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2667, Longitude: -102.2833     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alameda.