County of Barrhead No. 11

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County of Barrhead No. 11
Municipal district
County of Barrhead No. 11 is located in Alberta
County of Barrhead No. 11
Location of Barrhead County No. 11 in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°07′23″N 114°24′07″W / 54.12306°N 114.40194°W / 54.12306; -114.40194Coordinates: 54°07′23″N 114°24′07″W / 54.12306°N 114.40194°W / 54.12306; -114.40194
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1955
Incorporated 1959 (County)
Government[1]
 • Reeve Bill Lee
 • Governing body County of Barrhead Council
 • Office location Barrhead
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,404.70 km2 (928.46 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 6,096
 • Density 2.5/km2 (6/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 2,490
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Official website

The County of Barrhead No. 11 is a municipal district in north central Alberta, Canada. It is located northwest of Edmonton and is in Census Division No. 13.

Demographics[edit]

Visible minority and Aboriginal population (Canada 2006 Census)
Population group Population  % of total population
White 5,520 94.4%
Visible minority group
Source:[3]
South Asian 0 0%
Chinese 0 0%
Black 0 0%
Filipino 0 0%
Latin American 0 0%
Arab 0 0%
Southeast Asian 0 0%
West Asian 0 0%
Korean 0 0%
Japanese 0 0%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 0 0%
Multiple visible minority 0 0%
Total visible minority population 10 0.2%
Aboriginal group
Source:[4]
First Nations 55 0.9%
Métis 240 4.1%
Inuit 0 0%
Aboriginal, n.i.e. 15 0.3%
Multiple Aboriginal identity 0 0%
Total Aboriginal population 315 5.4%
Total population 5,845 100%

In the 2011 Census, the County of Barrhead No. 11 had a population of 6,096 living in 2,206 of its 2,718 total dwellings, a 4.3% change from its 2006 population of 5,845. With a land area of 2,404.7 km2 (928.5 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.5/km2 (6.6/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, the County of Barrhead had a population of 5,845 living in 2,490 dwellings, a 1.3% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 2,404.55 km2 (928.40 sq mi) and a population density of 2.4 /km2 (6.2 /sq mi).[5]

The Statistics Canada 2001 census showed a population of 5,768 in the 2,404.54 km² county area.[6]

Communities and localities[edit]

Attractions[edit]

  • Parks: Thunder Lake Provincial Park, Holmes Crossing Recreation Area, Klondike Ferry Park
  • Dolberg Lake Campground, Homesteaders Walking Trail
  • Lakes: Clear Lake, Lac La Nonne / Elks Beach, Peanut Lake
  • Sport Venues in Barrhead: Swimming Pool, Curling Rink, Rodeo Grounds, Tennis Courts
    • Ice hockey: Barrhead Agrena
    • Golf: Barrhead Golf Course, Paddle River Golf Course
    • Bowling: Blue Heron Bowl
  • Ski: Misty Ridge Ski Hill

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ County No. 11&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=, Community Profiles from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Census Subdivision
  4. ^ County No. 11&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=, Aboriginal Population Profile from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Census Subdivision
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "County of Barrhead No. 11 - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-10. 
  6. ^ County of Barrhead Community Profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  7. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  8. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4813018 - Barrhead County No. 11, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 

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