Carvel, Alberta

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Carvel
Hamlet
Carvel is located in Alberta
Carvel
Carvel
Location of Carvel within Census Division Number 11, Alberta, Canada.
Coordinates: 53°31′51″N 114°12′36″W / 53.53083°N 114.21000°W / 53.53083; -114.21000
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census Division No. 11
Municipal district Parkland County
Government
 • Mayor Rodney Shaigec
 • Governing body
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 19
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Postal code span T0E
Area code(s) 780
Website Parkland County

Carvel is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Parkland County.[2] It is located on Highway 770, approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of Edmonton.

Carvel's largest building is the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church and accompanying parish hall.

In August 2008, a memorial to the founding pioneer families of Carvel was placed at the entrance to the church's graveyard.

Carvel is home to the CWHK Weather Radar Station, which functions as central Alberta's main weather radar station with an average range of about 240 km (150 mi).[3] Coordinates: 53°31′51″N 114°12′36″W / 53.53083°N 114.21000°W / 53.53083; -114.21000

Demographics[edit]

The population of Carvel according to Parkland County's 2009 municipal census is 19.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Parkland County (June 29, 2009). "2009 Municipal Census". Retrieved January 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-07-03. 
  3. ^ Weather Radar - Carvel