Holden, Alberta

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Holden
Village
Village of Holden
Main street
Main street
Motto: Share the Charm of Country Living
Holden is located in Alberta
Holden
Holden
Coordinates: 53°13′59″N 112°14′6″W / 53.23306°N 112.23500°W / 53.23306; -112.23500Coordinates: 53°13′59″N 112°14′6″W / 53.23306°N 112.23500°W / 53.23306; -112.23500
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census Division No. 10
Municipal district Beaver County
Incorporated April 14, 1909
Government[1]
 • Mayor Don Thompson
 • Governing body
 • CAO Katherine Whiteside
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 1.70 km2 (0.66 sq mi)
Elevation 686 m (2,251 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 381
 • Density 224.3/km2 (581/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Postal Code T0B 2C0
Area code(s) 780
Highways 14
855
Waterways Creeks in the area form the head of Vermilion River
Website Official website

Holden is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located south of Vegreville. The village is named after former Alberta MLA James Holden.

The cenotaph in the middle of main street

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Holden had a population of 381 living in 182 of its 213 total dwellings, a -4.3% change from its 2006 population of 398. With a land area of 1.7 km2 (0.66 sq mi), it had a population density of 224.1/km2 (580.5/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Holden had a population of 398 living in 186 dwellings, a 6.4% increase from 2001. The village has a land area of 1.70 km2 (0.66 sq mi) and a population density of 234.4 inhabitants per square kilometer.[3]

Notable residents[edit]

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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. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Holden - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-08.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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