Cardston County, Alberta

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Cardston County
Municipal district
Oldest grain elevator in Alberta, located in Raley
Oldest grain elevator in Alberta, located in Raley
Cardston County, Alberta is located in Alberta
Cardston County, Alberta
Location of Cardston County in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°12′9″N 113°18′7″W / 49.20250°N 113.30194°W / 49.20250; -113.30194Coordinates: 49°12′9″N 113°18′7″W / 49.20250°N 113.30194°W / 49.20250; -113.30194
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 3
Established 1954
Incorporated 1999 (County)
Government[1]
 • Reeve Fred C. Lacey
 • Governing body Cardston County Council
 • Office location Cardston
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 3,414.87 km2 (1,318.49 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 4,167
 • Density 1.2/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 1,102
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website cardstoncounty.com

Cardston County is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 3 around the Town of Cardston.

The municipal district was established on January 1, 1954, through the amalgamation of the Municipal District of Sugar City No. 5 and part of the Municipal District of Cochrane No. 6. On January 1, 2000, the name was changed from Municipal District of Cardston No. 6 to Cardston County[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Cardston County had a population of 4,167 living in 1,032 of its 1,171 total dwellings, a 3.2% change from its 2006 population of 4,037. With a land area of 3,414.87 km2 (1,318.49 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.2/km2 (3.2/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

The population of Cardston County according to its 2008 municipal census is 4,266.[4]

In 2006, Cardston County had a population of 4037 living in 1,102 dwellings, a 6.7% decrease from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 3,414.87 km2 (1,318.49 sq mi) and a population density of 1.2 /km2 (3.1 /sq mi).[5]

In 2001, the county had a population of 4325 in 1118 dwellings, a 5.3% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 3416.24 km² it has a density of 1.3 inhabitants/km².[6] The largest ancestries were English (52.3%), German (33.0%), Scottish (27.3%), Danish (8.7%), Irish (7.4%).

Communities and localities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 18, 2014. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  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. ^ Municipal Profile - Alberta Municipal Affairs
  4. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Cardston County - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  6. ^ Cardston County 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: 4803001 - Cardston County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  9. ^ Woolford Flat

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