Banff, Alberta

town in Alberta, Canada

Banff is a town within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is located in Alberta's Rockies along the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately 126 km (78 mi) west of Calgary and 58 km (36 mi) east of Lake Louise. At 1,400 to 1,630 m (4,590 to 5,350 ft) above sea level,[3] Banff is the community with the second highest elevation in Alberta, after Lake Louise.

Town of Banff
View of Banff
View of Banff
Location within Banff National Park
Location within Banff National Park
Banff is located in Alberta
Location of Banff in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°10′41″N 115°34′19″W / 51.17806°N 115.57194°W / 51.17806; -115.57194
Country Canada
RegionAlberta's Rockies
Census division15
Improvement districtImprovement District No. 9
 • TownJanuary 1, 1990
Named forBanff, Aberdeenshire
 • MayorKaren Sorensen
 • Governing body
Banff Town Council
  • Grant Canning
  • Ted Christensen
  • Corrie DiManno
  • Stavros Karlos
  • Cheryl Olver
  • Brian Standish
 • ManagerRobert Earl
 • MP (Banff—Airdrie)Blake Richards
 • MLA (Banff-Cochrane)Cam Westhead
 • Land4.77 km2 (1.84 sq mi)
Elevation1,400 m (4,600 ft)
 • Total7,847
 • Density1,646/km2 (4,260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Forward sortation area
Area code(s)+1-403, +1-587
Public Transit ServiceRoam

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  1. "Location and History Profile: Town of Banff" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. June 17, 2016. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 25, 2016. Retrieved June 19, 2016.
  2. "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 24, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF) (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Archived (PDF) from the original on October 16, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2013.

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