County of Grande Prairie No. 1, Alberta

County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Municipal district

Boundary sign
Nickname(s): Alberta's First County
Alberta

Coordinates: 55°16′0″N 118°47′0″W / 55.26667°N 118.78333°W / 55.26667; -118.78333Coordinates: 55°16′0″N 118°47′0″W / 55.26667°N 118.78333°W / 55.26667; -118.78333

Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 19
Established 1943
Incorporated 1951
Government[1]
 • Reeve1 Template:Grande Prairie County Council
 • Governing body Template:Grande Prairie County Council
 • Administrator W.A. Rogan
 • Municipal seat Clairmont
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 5,862.74 km2 (2,263.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 20,347
 • Density 3.5/km2 (9/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 6,460
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta, Canada in Census Division No. 19.

It is bounded on the south by the Wapiti River, on the east by the Smoky River and on the west by the province of British Columbia.

Demographics

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 conducted its own municipal census in 2012, which resulted in an estimated population of 21,157,[3] a 17.6% increase over its 2006 municipal census population of 17,989.[4]

In the 2011 Census, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had a population of 20,347 living in 7,195 of its 7,620 total dwellings, a 13.5% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 17,929. With a land area of 5,862.74 km2 (2,263.62 sq mi), it had a population density of in 2011.[2]

In 2006, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had a population of 17,970 living in 6,460 dwellings, a 14.9% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 5,883.92 km2 (2,271.79 sq mi) and a population density of 3.1 /km2 (8.0 /sq mi).[5]

According to the Canada 2001 Census, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had:

  • a population of 15,638 living in 5,597 dwellings, a 15.5% increase from 1996;
  • a land area of 5,570.02 km²; and
  • a population density of 2.8 (persons per km²).[6]

Communities and localities

See also

Notes

Note^ The County of Grande Prairie lists Beaupre as Reeve,[10] however she is registered with Alberta Municipal Affairs as a mayor.[1]

References

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