Holden, Alberta

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Village of Holden
Main street
Main street
Motto: Share the Charm of Country Living
Holden is located in Alberta
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
 • 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
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


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]

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