Banff, Alberta

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Banff
Town
Town of Banff
View of Banff
View of Banff
Location within Banff National Park
Location within Banff National Park
Banff is located in Alberta
Banff
Banff
Location of Banff in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°10′41″N 115°34′19″W / 51.17806°N 115.57194°W / 51.17806; -115.57194Coordinates: 51°10′41″N 115°34′19″W / 51.17806°N 115.57194°W / 51.17806; -115.57194
Country Canada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionAlberta's Rockies
Census division15
Founded1885
Incorporated[1] 
 • TownJanuary 1, 1990
Named forBanff, Aberdeenshire
Government
 • MayorKaren Sorensen
 • Governing body
 • ManagerRobert Earl
 • MP (Banff—Airdrie)Blake Richards
 • MLA (Banff-Cochrane)Cam Westhead
Area
 (2016)
 • Land4.77 km2 (1.84 sq mi)
Elevation1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total7,847
 • Density1,646/km2 (4,260/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Banffite
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Forward sortation area
Area code(s)+1-403, +1-587
WebsiteOfficial website

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.

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  1. "Location and History Profile: Town of Banff" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. June 17, 2016. p. 8. Archived (PDF) from the original on September 25, 2016. Retrieved June 19, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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