Glendon, Alberta

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Glendon
Village
Village of Glendon
Flag of Glendon
Flag
Glendon is located in Alberta
Glendon
Glendon
Coordinates: 54°14′54″N 111°09′13″W / 54.24833°N 111.15361°W / 54.24833; -111.15361
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 12
Municipal district M.D of Bonnyville No. 87
Government[1]
 • Mayor Laura Papirny
 • Governing body Glendon Village Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Elevation 587 m (1,926 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 486
 • Density 245.1/km2 (635/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 882
Highway 660
Website Official website

Coordinates: 54°14′53.9″N 111°09′13.0″W / 54.248306°N 111.153611°W / 54.248306; -111.153611

Glendon is a village in northern Alberta north of St. Paul.

In 1993, the town unveiled its roadside tribute to the perogy. Their "Giant Perogy," complete with fork, is 7.6 m (24.9 ft) in height.[3] It is one of the Giants of the Prairies.[4] Next to the roadside attraction is the Perogy Cafe, which serves "Ukrainian and Chinese Perogies". Glendon is home to former NHLer Stan Smyl.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Glendon had a population of 486 living in 204 of its 229 total dwellings, a 15.4% change from its 2006 population of 421. With a land area of 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 245.5/km2 (635.7/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In its 2007 municipal census, the Village of Glendon had a population of 483.[5]

In 2006, Glendon had a population of 421 living in 185 dwellings, an 8.3% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi) and a population density of 212.3/km2 (550/sq mi).[6]

See also[edit]

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. ^ Municipal District of Bonnyville. Glendon Giant Perogy
  4. ^ Big Tings. Glendon Perogy
  5. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Glendon - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-07.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

External links[edit]