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Woodlands County

Woodlands County
Municipal district
Welcome sign
Welcome sign
Woodlands County is located in Alberta
Woodlands County
Location of Woodlands County in Alberta
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1994
Incorporated 1999 (County)
 • Mayor Jim Rennie
 • Governing body Woodlands County Council
 • Office location adjacent to Whitecourt
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 7,668.31 km2 (2,960.75 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 4,306
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 1,667
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website .ca.abwoodlands

Woodlands County is a municipal district in north-central Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 13, its municipal office is located outside but adjacent to the Town of Whitecourt. A second municipal office is located in the Hamlet of Fort Assiniboine.[3]


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


Windfall gas plant in Woodlands County

In the 2011 Census, Woodlands County had a population of 4,306 living in 1,602 of its 1,753 total dwellings, a 3.6% change from its 2006 population of 4,158. With a land area of 7,668.31 km2 (2,960.75 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.5/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Woodlands County had a population of 4,158 living in 1,667 dwellings, an 8.9% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 7,668.11 km2 (2,960.67 sq mi) and a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi).[4]

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 3,818 in 1,448 dwellings, a 3.2% increase from 1996. On a surface of 7,668.12 km² it had a density of 0.5 inhabitants/km².[5]

Communities and localities

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by Woodlands County:[6]

The following localities are located within Woodlands County:[7]


See also


  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs: Municipal Officials Search
  2. ^ a b c
  3. ^
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  5. ^ Woodlands County community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  6. ^ a b
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External links

  • Official website
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