Daysland

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Daysland
Town
Town of Daysland
Main Street, Daysland, 2012
Main Street, Daysland, 2012
Daysland is located in Alberta
Daysland
Daysland
Location of Daysland in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°51′48″N 112°15′13″W / 52.86333°N 112.25361°W / 52.86333; -112.25361
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 7
Municipal district Flagstaff County
Established October 1, 1905
Incorporated 
 - Town 

April 2, 1907
Government[1]
 • Mayor Gail Watt
 • Governing body Daysland Town Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 1.75 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 708 m (2,323 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 807
 • Density 461.2/km2 (1,195/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0B 1A0
Highways Highway 13
Highway 855
Waterways Wavy Lake
Website Official website

Daysland is a town in central Alberta located on Highway 13, 43 kilometres (27 mi) east of Camrose.

History[edit]

The community was named for its founder and first mayor, Edgerton W. Day,[4] who purchased 116,483 acres (47,139 ha) of land from the CPR in 1904 to form the basis of Daysland.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Daysland, 1920
Daysland Cemetery, 2012

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Daysland had a population of 807 living in 329 of its 352 total dwellings, a -1.3% change from its 2006 population of 818. With a land area of 1.75 km2 (0.68 sq mi), it had a population density of 461.1/km2 (1,194.4/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Daysland had a population of 818 living in 333 dwellings, a 5.0% increase from 2001. The town has a land area of 1.75 km2 (0.68 sq mi) and a population density of 467.5 /km2 (1,211 /sq mi).[6]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. June 13, 2014. Retrieved June 15, 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. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ Harrison, Tracey (1994). Place Names of Alberta. Volume III. Central Alberta. Calgary: University of Calgary Press. Retrieved 2011-12-03. 
  5. ^ Daysland History Book Society (1982). Along the Crocus Trail : a history of Daysland and districts. Friesen & Sons. p. 1. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Daysland - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 

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Coordinates: 52°51′54″N 112°15′13″W / 52.86500°N 112.25361°W / 52.86500; -112.25361 (Daysland)