Diamond City, Alberta

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Diamond City is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Lethbridge County.[1] It is located on Highway 25, approximately 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Lethbridge.

Diamond City was first settled at the turn of the 20th century by farmers, ranchers and miners. The community grew rapidly when a coal mine was opened in 1905.[2] Previously an incorporated community, Diamond City dissolved from village status on June 30, 1937.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Diamond City had a population of 162 living in 52 of its 54 total dwellings, a 0% change from its 2006 population of 162. With a land area of 0.53 km2 (0.20 sq mi), it had a population density of 306/km2 (792/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-06-29. 
  2. ^ Coyote Flats Historical Society (1967). Coyote Flats : historical review, 1905-1965. Volume 1. Lethbridge: Southern Printing. p. 374. 
  3. ^ "Table 6a: Population by census divisions and subdivisions showing reorganization of rural areas, 1931-1946". Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1946. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1949. p. 416. 
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.