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Kneehill County

Kneehill County
Municipal district
Kneehill County is located in Alberta
Location of Kneehill County in Alberta
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 5
Established 1944
Incorporated 1998
 • Reeve Bob Long
 • Governing body Kneehill County Council
 • Office location Three Hills
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 3,380.04 km2 (1,305.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 4,921
 • Density 1.5/km2 (4/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 1,849
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website .comkneehillcounty

Kneehill County is a municipal district situated in Division No. 5, Alberta, central Alberta.

The presence of oil and natural gas in the region has attracted some industry.


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


In the 2011 Census, Kneehill County had a population of 4,921 living in 1,670 of its 1,817 total dwellings, a -5.7% change from its 2006 population of 5,218. With a land area of 3,380.04 km2 (1,305.04 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.5/km2 (3.8/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Kneehill County had a population of 5,218 living in 1,849 dwellings, a 1.9% decrease from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 3,380.04 km2 (1,305.04 sq mi) and a population density of 1.5/km2 (3.9/sq mi).[3]

Communities and localities

See also


  1. ^ "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. ^  
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF).  
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4805041 - Kneehill County, geographical codes and localities, 2006".  

External links

  • Official website
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