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Millarville

Millarville
Hamlet
Millarville is located in Alberta
Millarville
Location of Millarville in Alberta
Coordinates:
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 6
Municipal district M.D. of Foothills No. 31
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Reeve Larry Spilak
 • Governing body
Elevation 1,185 m (3,888 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Millarville is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Foothills No. 31.[1] It is located in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies at an elevation of 1,185 metres (3,888 ft). The hamlet is located northwest of the intersection of the Cowboy Trail (Highway 22) and Highway 549, approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north of Turner Valley and 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Calgary's city limits. The hamlet consists of residential, commercial and environmental reserve parcels.[2] Millarville Community School is located in the hamlet.[3] The school includes a kindergarten program through to grade eight.

The hamlet is within census division No. 6 and in the federal riding of Macleod.

The post office first opened in April 1892.[4]

Demographics

Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for Millarville.

However, Industry Canada shows that Millarville's greater rural area had a total population of 1,949 living in 819 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 365.8 km2 (141.2 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 6.0/km2 (16/sq mi).[5]

Attractions

Millarville shares its name with the Millarville Market and Fair. Founded in 1907, the market and fair are hosted by the Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society on land northeast of the hamlet, 1.6 kilometers east down Highway 549, east. (MRAS).[6]

See also

References

  1. ^  
  2. ^ M.D. of Foothills No. 31 (2009). "Millarville Land Use Map". Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Millarville Community School: An International Baccalaureate World School". Retrieved 2014-09-11. 
  4. ^ Millarville Historical Society (1979). Foothills Echoes. Millarville, Alberta. p. 33.  
  5. ^  
  6. ^ Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society. "Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society". 


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