Coalhurst

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Coalhurst
Town
Town of Coalhurst
Coalhurst is located in Alberta
Coalhurst
Coalhurst
Location of Coalhurst in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°44′45″N 112°55′55″W / 49.7457°N 112.9319°W / 49.7457; -112.9319Coordinates: 49°44′45″N 112°55′55″W / 49.7457°N 112.9319°W / 49.7457; -112.9319
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 2
Municipal district Lethbridge County
Government[1]
 • Mayor Dennis Cassie
 • Governing body Coalhurst Town Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 1,963
 • Density 820.3/km2 (2,125/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 3
Highway 25
Website Official website

Coalhurst (originally named Bridgend) is a town in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Crowsnest Highway, 15 km (9.3 mi) northwest of Lethbridge. It used to be a mining community.

Around 1930, a large fire broke out in Coalhurst and cost the town about $35,000. No one was injured in the fire.

Demographics[edit]

The Town of Coalhurst's 2013 municipal census counted a population of 2,301,[3] a 1.4% change from its 2012 municipal census population of 2,269.[4]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Coalhurst had a population of 1,963 living in 715 of its 785 total dwellings, a 28.9% change from its 2006 population of 1,523. With a land area of 2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi), it had a population density of 821.3/km2 (2,127.3/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Coalhurst had a population of 1,523 living in 542 dwellings, a 3.2% increase from 2001. The town has a land area of 1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi) and a population density of 928.8 /km2 (2,406 /sq mi).[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Town of Coalhurst. "Town Council". Archived from the original on 2007-08-17. Retrieved 2007-06-22. 
  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. ^ "Coalhurst 2013 Census". Town of Coalhurst. July 3, 2013. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "2012 Coalhurst Census Information". Town of Coalhurst. June 20, 2012. Retrieved June 22, 2012. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Coalhurst - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-10. 

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