Caroline, Alberta

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Caroline
Village
Village of Caroline
Motto: Prospering at Nature's Doorstep
Caroline, Alberta is located in Alberta
Caroline, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°05′36.2″N 114°44′22.5″W / 52.093389°N 114.739583°W / 52.093389; -114.739583Coordinates: 52°05′36.2″N 114°44′22.5″W / 52.093389°N 114.739583°W / 52.093389; -114.739583
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 9
Municipal district Clearwater County
Government
 • Mayor Rachele Peters
 • Governing body Caroline Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Elevation 1,065 m (3,494 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 501
 • Density 252.8/km2 (655/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0M-0M0
Highways Highway 22
Highway 54
Waterway Raven River
Website Official website

Caroline /ˈkærəln/ is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located southwest of Red Deer.

The community is named after Caroline Langley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Langley. The family opened the community's original post office in 1908.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Caroline had a population of 501 living in 201 of its 248 total dwellings, a -2.7% change from its 2006 population of 515. With a land area of 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 253.0/km2 (655.3/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In 2006, Caroline had a population of 515 living in 235 dwellings, a 7.4% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 1.98 square kilometres (0.76 sq mi) and a population density of 259.8 inhabitants per square kilometre (673/sq mi).[3]

Notable residents[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ a b Larry Donovan & Tom Monto (2006). Alberta Place Names: The Fascinating People & Stories Behind the Naming of Alberta. Dragon Hill Publishing Ltd. p. 37. ISBN 1-896124-11-9. 
  3. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Caroline - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-06.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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