Calmar, Alberta

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Calmar
Town
Town of Calmar
Calmar is located in Alberta
Calmar
Calmar
Location of Calmar in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°15′54″N 113°48′19″W / 53.26500°N 113.80528°W / 53.26500; -113.80528
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 11
Municipal district Leduc County
Government[1]
 • Mayor Don Faulkner
 • Governing body Calmar Town Council
 • MP Blaine Calkins (Wetaskiwin-Cons)
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 4.65 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 730 m (2,400 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 1,970
 • Density 423.7/km2 (1,097/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code T0C
Area code(s) +1-780
Website Official website

Calmar is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Leduc County, on Highway 39, 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest from Edmonton.

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

Calmar experiences a humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb).[4]

Demographics[edit]

The population of the Town of Calmar according to its 2014 municipal census is 2,101,[6] a 3.3% change from its 2009 municipal census population of 2,033.[7]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Calmar had a population of 1,970 living in 760 of its 798 total dwellings, a 0.6% change from its 2006 population of 1,959. With a land area of 4.65 km2 (1.80 sq mi), it had a population density of 423.7/km2 (1,097.3/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Calmar had a population of 1,959 living in 741 dwellings, a 3.0% increase from its 2001 population of 1,902. The town had a land area of 4.34 km2 (1.68 sq mi) and a population density of 451.1/km2 (1,168/sq mi).[8]

Economy[edit]

The Town of Calmar is a member of the Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association, an economic development partnership that markets Alberta's International Region[9] in proximity to the Edmonton International Airport.[10]

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. ^ "Climatic Regions [Köppen]". Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010, accessed 07 March 2014
  6. ^ "Calmar Chronicle" (PDF). Town of Calmar. p. 2 date=August 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 15, 2009. Retrieved September 14, 2010. 
  8. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Calmar - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-10.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  9. ^ "About Us". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  10. ^ "Explore the Region". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°15′N 113°47′W / 53.250°N 113.783°W / 53.250; -113.783 (Calmar)