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Starland County

Starland County
Municipal district
Starland County is located in Alberta
Starland County
Location of Starland County in Alberta
Coordinates:
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 5
Established 1943
Incorporated 1912
  1998 (name change)
Government[1]
 • Reeve J. Barrie Hoover
 • Governing body Starland County Council
 • Office location Morrin
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,557.70 km2 (987.53 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,057
 • Density 0.8/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 748
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website .comstarlandcounty

Starland County is a municipal district located in southern Alberta Canada.

The municipality was incorporated in 1912, and established in the current boundaries in 1943, under the name Municipal District of Morrin No. 277. The name was changed the same year to Municipal District of Starland No. 277. Its name was changed again to Starland County in 1998.

Demographics

Starland County's 2013 municipal census counted a population of 2,071.[3]

In the 2011 Census, Starland County had a population of 2,057 living in 586 of its 664 total dwellings, a -13.2% change from its 2006 population of 2,371. With a land area of 2,557.7 km2 (987.5 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.8/km2 (2.1/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Starland County had a population of 2,371 living in 748 dwellings, a 7.3% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 2,557.70 km2 (987.53 sq mi) and a population density of 0.9/km2 (2.3/sq mi).[4]

Its population as of 2001 was 2,210.[5]

Communities and localities

Attractions

  • McLaren Dam Recreation Area
  • Michichi Dam Recreation Area
  • Starland Recreation Area

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. ^ "2013 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF).  
  4. ^  
  5. ^ Starland County community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE.
  6. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities".  
  7. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4805031 - Starland County, geographical codes and localities, 2006".  

External links

  • Official website
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