County of Grande Prairie No. 1

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County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Municipal district
Boundary sign
Boundary sign
Nickname(s): Alberta's First County
County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is located in Alberta
County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Location of the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°16′0″N 118°47′0″W / 55.26667°N 118.78333°W / 55.26667; -118.78333Coordinates: 55°16′0″N 118°47′0″W / 55.26667°N 118.78333°W / 55.26667; -118.78333
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 19
Established 1943
Incorporated 1951
Government[1]
 • Reeve Leanne Beaupre
 • Governing body
 • Administrator Bill Rogan
 • Office location Clairmont
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 5,862.74 km2 (2,263.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 20,347
 • Density 3.5/km2 (9/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 6,460
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website countygp.ab.ca

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta, Canada in Census Division No. 19.

It is bounded on the south by the Wapiti River, on the east by the Smoky River and on the west by the province of British Columbia.

Demographics[edit]

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 conducted its own municipal census in 2012, which resulted in an estimated population of 21,157,[3] a 17.6% increase over its 2006 municipal census population of 17,989.[4]

In the 2011 Census, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had a population of 20,347 living in 7,195 of its 7,620 total dwellings, a 13.5% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 17,929. With a land area of 5,862.74 km2 (2,263.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.5/km2 (9.0/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had a population of 17,970 living in 6,460 dwellings, a 14.9% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 5,883.92 km2 (2,271.79 sq mi) and a population density of 3.1 /km2 (8.0 /sq mi).[5]

According to the Canada 2001 Census, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had:

  • a population of 15,638 living in 5,597 dwellings, a 15.5% increase from 1996;
  • a land area of 5,570.02 km²; and
  • a population density of 2.8 (persons per km²).[6]

Communities and localities[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. ^ "County Releases Population Estimates". County of Grande Prairie No. 1. November 5, 2012. Retrieved April 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "County of Grande Prairie No. 1 - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  6. ^ County of Grande Prairie Community Profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  7. ^ "Grande Prairie, City (Census Subdivision), Alberta". Statistics Canada. 2012-06-20. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  8. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  9. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4819006 - Grande Prairie County No. 1, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 

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