Delburne

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Delburne
Village
Village of Delburne
Motto: The Lamp in Parkland's Window
Delburne is located in Alberta
Delburne
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°12′03.1″N 113°14′01.1″W / 52.200861°N 113.233639°W / 52.200861; -113.233639Coordinates: 52°12′03.1″N 113°14′01.1″W / 52.200861°N 113.233639°W / 52.200861; -113.233639
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 8
Municipal district Red Deer County
Government
 • Mayor Ray Reckseidler
 • Governing body Delburne Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi)
Elevation 865 m (2,838 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 830
 • Density 211.5/km2 (548/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code T0M 0V0
Highways Highway 21
Waterway Delburne Lakes
Website Official website

Delburne /ˈdɛlbərn/ is a village in the central Alberta east of Red Deer.

Named for Delia Mewburn, sister of pioneer physician F.H. Mewburn. Delburne is a quaint agricultural community located in the centre of Alberta's scenic Parkland region. The village is accentuated by its tree lined streets and history depicted on its muralled buildings.

Delburne amenities include a nine hole golf & country club, a campground, several coffee shops/restaurants, and sporting facilities such as a curling rink, hockey rink, baseball diamond and an equestrian centre. The village also has a school, library, bank/credit union, post office, laundromat, grocery stores, gas station and other basic services.

Delburne offers visitors a glance into its past at the Anthony Henday Museum, which offers guided tours.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Delburne had a population of 830 living in 348 of its 373 total dwellings, a 8.5% change from its 2006 population of 765. With a land area of 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi), it had a population density of 211.7/km2 (548.4/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In 2006, Delburne had a population of 765 living in 315 dwellings, a 6.4% increase from 2001. The Village has a land area of 1.32 km2 (0.51 sq mi) and a population density of 579.9 /km2 (1,502 /sq mi).[2]

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