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Welcome to Onoway ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Onoway had a population of 875 people.<1>

The town of Onoway is 2,330 feet [710 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Onoway is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Onoway 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 Onoway: (780) & (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Onoway had a population of 875 people.

The population of Onoway represents 0.03% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 125th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 875 people, the population of Onoway increased 3.31% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 847 people).

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

Communities near Onoway ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Onoway and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2006
Population
Change
Since 2001
DirectionDistance
Alberta Beach   [Map]     884+16.01%   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]     198+81.65%   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Silver Sands   [Map]     173+37.3%   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]     501+9.63%   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]     19,496+21.98%   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]     12,363+28.46%   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We've added a new section to our Genealogy Helper Page for Onoway.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Onoway. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Onoway. 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.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Onoway 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 Onoway - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Onoway.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning at Onoway. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Onoway) 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 Onoway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Onoway

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Onoway.



 
 
 

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