Didsbury is located in Mountain View County along the southern portion of the Calgary-Edmonton highway corridor. The community is centrally located between the cities of Calgary and Red Deer, 6 km west of the Queen Elizabeth II Highway at the crossing of Highway 2A and Highway 582.
|70 km ||to Calgary International Airport|
|80 km||to Downtown Calgary|
|80 km||to Red Deer|
|198 km||to Banff|
|232 km ||to Edmonton|
|392 km||to United States border |
|Latitude:||51° 40' 0" N|
|Longitude:||114° 7' 60" W |
|2001 ||3,932 ||Federal Census|
|2011||4,957 ||Federal Census|
|2016||5, 268||Federal Census|
The Town experienced a 15% increase in population between the 2006 and 2011 Federal census, and a 7.8% increase from the municipal census in 2008 and the 2011 Federal census. In 2008, Didsbury annexed 14 quarter sections of land with projections of full "build-out" capacity to be approximately 20,000 people.
Agriculture, oil & gas, and tourism.
Number of Businesses in Didsbury:
The Town of Didsbury issued 313 business licenses in 2019
|Chinooks Edge School Division|
|Mountain View Seniors Housing|
|Town of Didsbury|
|Tara Oilfield Services|
|West-Can Seal Coating|
Average hours of sunshine per day: 5.54
Average temperature (Nov - Jan): -9 °C
Average temperature (Jun - Aug): 15 °C
Average annual rainfall: 372 mm
Average annual snowfall: 122 cm
Air funneling through the Rocky Mountains produces warm dry winds that are prevalent to Didsbury and can commonly raise temperatures dramatically within hours.
MORE INFORMATION: For more information, please contact us or visit Didsbury's Community Profile from the 2016 census at the Statistics Canada website.