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Robb, Alberta

Robb
Hamlet
Robb, Alberta is located in Alberta
Robb, Alberta
Location of Robb in Alberta
Coordinates:
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 14
Municipal district Yellowhead County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Gerald Soroka
 • Governing body
Area[1]
 • Total 6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Elevation 1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 171
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 85
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Robb is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Yellowhead County.[2] It is located on Highway 47, approximately 53 kilometres (33 mi) southwest of Edson. It has an elevation of 1,140 metres (3,740 ft).

Statistics Canada recognizes Robb as a designated place.[1]

The hamlet is located in census division No. 14 and in the federal riding of Yellowhead.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Robb had a population of 171 living in 78 of its 85 total dwellings, a -8.1% change from its 2006 population of 186. With a land area of 6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi), it had a population density of 25.15/km2 (65.1/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In the 2006 Census, Robb had a total population of 186 living in 81 dwellings. With a land area of 6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi), it had a population density of 27.3/km2 (71/sq mi).[3]

Climate

Climate data for Robb
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.7
(62.1)
19
(66)
18
(64)
28
(82)
32
(90)
32.2
(90)
32.2
(90)
32.2
(90)
33
(91)
27
(81)
17.8
(64)
15.5
(59.9)
33
(91)
Average high °C (°F) −2.8
(27)
−0.8
(30.6)
3.9
(39)
10.9
(51.6)
15.8
(60.4)
19.3
(66.7)
21.5
(70.7)
20.8
(69.4)
16.2
(61.2)
11.1
(52)
1.4
(34.5)
−2.9
(26.8)
9.5
(49.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −9.6
(14.7)
−7.9
(17.8)
−3.2
(26.2)
3.7
(38.7)
8.3
(46.9)
12
(54)
14.2
(57.6)
13.5
(56.3)
9.1
(48.4)
4.1
(39.4)
−4.9
(23.2)
−9.2
(15.4)
2.5
(36.5)
Average low °C (°F) −16.3
(2.7)
−15
(5)
−10.2
(13.6)
−3.6
(25.5)
0.7
(33.3)
4.8
(40.6)
6.9
(44.4)
6.2
(43.2)
2.1
(35.8)
−3
(27)
−11.3
(11.7)
−15.5
(4.1)
−4.5
(23.9)
Record low °C (°F) −43
(−45)
−45.5
(−49.9)
−36.1
(−33)
−22.2
(−8)
−14.5
(5.9)
−7
(19)
−1.1
(30)
−7
(19)
−12.2
(10)
−31
(−24)
−42
(−44)
−42.2
(−44)
−45.5
(−49.9)
Precipitation mm (inches) 37.7
(1.484)
22.2
(0.874)
28.2
(1.11)
28.6
(1.126)
72.7
(2.862)
95.1
(3.744)
106.6
(4.197)
93.5
(3.681)
69.5
(2.736)
31.9
(1.256)
25
(0.98)
26.5
(1.043)
637.2
(25.087)
Source: Environment Canada[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  2. ^  
  3. ^  
  4. ^ Environment Canada—[1]. Retrieved 7 April 2010.

External links

  • Atlas of Alberta Railways - The Coal Branch
  • Rockies, Coal Branch and Nordegg: Overview
  • When Coal Was King: Coal Mining in Western Canada
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