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County of Barrhead No. 11

County of Barrhead No. 11
Municipal district
County of Barrhead No. 11 is located in Alberta
County of Barrhead No. 11
Location of Barrhead County No. 11 in Alberta
Coordinates:
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1955
Incorporated 1959 (County)
Government[1]
 • Reeve Bill Lee
 • Governing body County of Barrhead Council
 • Office location Barrhead
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,404.70 km2 (928.46 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 6,096
 • Density 2.5/km2 (6/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 2,490
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Official website

The County of Barrhead No. 11 is a municipal district in north central Alberta, Canada. It is located northwest of Edmonton and is in Census Division No. 13.

Contents

  • Demographics 1
  • Communities and localities 2
  • Attractions 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Demographics

Visible minority and Aboriginal population (Canada 2006 Census)
Population group Population % of total population
White 5,520 '
Visible minority group
Source:[3]
South Asian 0 0%
Chinese 0 0%
Black 0 0%
Filipino 0 0%
Latin American 0 0%
Arab 0 0%
Southeast Asian 0 0%
West Asian 0 0%
Korean 0 0%
Japanese 0 0%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 0 0%
Multiple visible minority 0 0%
Total visible minority population 10 0.2%
Aboriginal group
Source:[4]
First Nations 55 0.9%
Métis 240 4.1%
Inuit 0 0%
Aboriginal, n.i.e. 15 0.3%
Multiple Aboriginal identity 0 0%
Total Aboriginal population 315 5.4%
Total population 5,845 100%

In the 2011 Census, the County of Barrhead No. 11 had a population of 6,096 living in 2,206 of its 2,718 total dwellings, a 4.3% change from its 2006 population of 5,845. With a land area of 2,404.7 km2 (928.5 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.5/km2 (6.6/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, the County of Barrhead had a population of 5,845 living in 2,490 dwellings, a 1.3% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 2,404.55 km2 (928.40 sq mi) and a population density of 2.4/km2 (6.2/sq mi).[5]

The Statistics Canada 2001 census showed a population of 5,768 in the 2,404.54 km² county area.[6]

Communities and localities

Attractions

  • Parks: Thunder Lake Provincial Park, Holmes Crossing Recreation Area, Klondike Ferry Park
  • Dolberg Lake Campground, Homesteaders Walking Trail
  • Lakes: Clear Lake, Lac La Nonne / Elks Beach, Peanut Lake
  • Sport Venues in Barrhead: Swimming Pool, Curling Rink, Rodeo Grounds, Tennis Courts
    • Ice hockey: Barrhead Agrena
    • Golf: Barrhead Golf Course, Paddle River Golf Course
    • Bowling: Blue Heron Bowl
  • Ski: Misty Ridge Ski Hill

See also

References

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs: Municipal Officials Search
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  3. ^ County No. 11&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=, Community Profiles from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Census Subdivision
  4. ^ County No. 11&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=, Aboriginal Population Profile from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Census Subdivision
  5. ^  
  6. ^ County of Barrhead Community Profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  7. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities".  
  8. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4813018 - Barrhead County No. 11, geographical codes and localities, 2006".  

External links

  • Official website
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