Grassy Lake, Alberta

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Grassy Lake
Grassy Lake, Alberta is located in Alberta
Grassy Lake, Alberta
Location of Grassy Lake in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°49′34″N 111°42′00″W / 49.8261°N 111.7000°W / 49.8261; -111.7000Coordinates: 49°49′34″N 111°42′00″W / 49.8261°N 111.7000°W / 49.8261; -111.7000
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 2
Municipal district Municipal District of Taber
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Municipal District of Taber Council
 • Total 1.61 km2 (0.62 sq mi)
Elevation 810 m (2,660 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 649
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 156
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Grassy Lake is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Taber.[2] It is located on the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3), midway between the cities of Lethbridge to the west and Medicine Hat to the east. It is approximately 13 km (8.1 mi) west of Burdett and 34 km (21 mi) east of Taber. It has an elevation of 810 metres (2,660 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 2 and in the federal riding of Medicine Hat.


The Municipal District of Taber's 2013 municipal census counted a population of 778 in Grassy Lake, a 30.5% increase over its 2008 municipal census population of 596.[3]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Grassy Lake had a population of 649 living in 149 of its 156 total dwellings, a 46.5% change from its 2006 population of 443. With a land area of 1.61 km2 (0.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 403.1/km2 (1,044/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

As of 2006, Grassy Lake had a total population of 443 living in 110 dwellings. With a land area of 1.61 km2 (0.62 sq mi), it has a population density of 275.9/km2 (715/sq mi).[4]

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