Bruderheim

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Bruderheim
Town
Town of Bruderheim
Bruderheim is located in Alberta
Bruderheim
Bruderheim
Location of Bruderheim in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°48′15″N 112°55′40″W / 53.80417°N 112.92778°W / 53.80417; -112.92778Coordinates: 53°48′15″N 112°55′40″W / 53.80417°N 112.92778°W / 53.80417; -112.92778
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Edmonton Capital Region
Census division 10
Municipal district Lamont County
Founded 1894
Government[1]
 • Mayor Karl Hauch
 • Governing body Bruderheim Town Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 4.23 km2 (1.63 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 637 m (2,090 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 1,155
 • Density 273.2/km2 (708/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 45
Highway 15
Waterway North Saskatchewan River
Website Official website
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Bruderheim

Bruderheim /ˈbrdərhm/ is a town in the Edmonton Capital Region of Alberta, Canada. It is located just north of the junction of Highway 15 and Highway 45, approximately 47 km (29 mi) northeast of Edmonton.

The town's name is derived from two German words: "Bruder" meaning brother and the suffix "-heim" meaning home. In English, it translates to "Home of the Brother".[citation needed]

History[edit]

A derelict homestead near Bruderheim in 2010

The Bruderheim area was the recipient of a notable meteorite fall on March 4, 1960—the Bruderheim meteorite.[4]

Bruderheim Arena served as a shooting location for the 2005 film Santa's Slay.[5]

Demographics[edit]

The Town of Bruderheim's 2012 municipal census counted a population of 1,298.[6]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Bruderheim had a population of 1,155 living in 444 of its 486 total dwellings, a -4.9% change from its 2006 population of 1,215. With a land area of 4.23 km2 (1.63 sq mi), it had a population density of 273.0/km2 (707.2/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Bruderheim had a population of 1,215 living in 483 dwellings, a 1.1% increase from 2001. The town has a land area of 4.23 km2 (1.63 sq mi) and a population density of 287.4 /km2 (744 /sq mi).[7]

Economy[edit]

Bruderheim is the eastern terminus for the proposed multi-billion dollar Enbridge pipeline to Kitimat, British Columbia. Enbridge has already been active in Bruderheim, donating $3000 in 2011 towards a Proxima projector for the new fire hall.[8]

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. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bruderheim Meteorite". University of Alberta. Retrieved 2009-11-25. 
  5. ^ "Santa's Slay (2005) - Filming locations". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-11-25. 
  6. ^ "Bruderheim Census 2012". Town of Bruderheim. Retrieved 2012-08-30. 
  7. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Bruderheim - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-10. 
  8. ^ "Enbridge Donation". Town of Bruderheim. Retrieved 2011. 

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