Chauvin, Alberta

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Chauvin
Village
Village of Chauvin
Chauvin, Alberta is located in Alberta
Chauvin, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°41′52.1″N 110°08′27.4″W / 52.697806°N 110.140944°W / 52.697806; -110.140944Coordinates: 52°41′52.1″N 110°08′27.4″W / 52.697806°N 110.140944°W / 52.697806; -110.140944
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 7
Municipal district Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61
Government[1]
 • Mayor Lance LaPierre
 • Governing body Chauvin Village Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Elevation 625 m (2,051 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 334
 • Density 143.9/km2 (373/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 17
Website Official website

Chauvin is a village in east central Alberta, Canada. It is located 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of Wainwright, and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of the Saskatchewan border. It is also the home of Susie the Softball, the world's largest softball.

History[edit]

Chauvin started as a railroad siding in 1908. It was incorporated as a village in 1912.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Chauvin had a population of 334 living in 144 of its 151 total dwellings, an 8.4% change from its 2006 population of 308. With a land area of 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 144.0/km2 (372.9/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

The population of the Village of Chauvin according to its 2011 municipal census is 340,[4] a 5.9% increase from its 2007 municipal census population of 321.[5]

In 2006, Chauvin had a population of 308 living in 149 dwellings, a 15.8% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 2.32 square kilometres (0.90 sq mi) and a population density of 132.7/km2 (344/sq mi) .[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. November 28, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 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. ^ Chauvin, Ribstone and Districts History Book Committee (1982). Across the Years. Alberta: Inter-Collegiate Press. p. 22. 
  4. ^ "2011 Municipal Affairs Population List". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2011-12-12. 
  5. ^ "2010 Official Population List". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-12-12. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Chauvin - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-06.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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