Alcomdale

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Alcomdale is located in Alberta
Alcomdale
Alcomdale
Location of Alcomdale Alberta

Alcomdale is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Sturgeon County.[1] It is located on Highway 44, approximately 34 kilometres (21 mi) northwest of Edmonton's city limits.

History[edit]

In 1965 a Toronto lawyer, Warner Alcombrack, brought his family to visit the small hamlet. He related that his father, Dr. Arthur Wellesley Alcombrack, an Edmonton dentist, had formed the community and named it for himself.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The population of Alcomdale according to Sturgeon County's 2008 municipal census is 50.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  2. ^ Sanders, Harry (2004). Alberta Names How Cities, Towns, and Hamlets Got their Names. Red Deer Press. pp. 27 28. ISBN 978-0-88995-256-0. 
  3. ^ Capital Region Board. "Planning Toolkit, Module 5 – Implementation Guidelines for Growth Areas Outside of Priority Growth Areas (PGAs) and Cluster Country Residential Areas (CCRAs)". Retrieved 2010-08-30. 

Coordinates: 53°53′35″N 113°50′17″W / 53.89306°N 113.83806°W / 53.89306; -113.83806 (Alcomdalen)