Islay is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada, within the County of Vermilion River. Previously an incorporated municipality, Islay dissolved from village status on March 15, 1944, to become part of the Municipal District of Vermilion Valley No. 482.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Islay had a population of 208 living in 75 of its 87 total dwellings, a 10.1% change from its 2006 population of 189. With a land area of 0.58 km2 (0.22 sq mi), it had a population density of 359/km2 (929/sq mi) in 2011.
- "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 1, 2010. Retrieved June 6, 2010.
- "Table 6a: Population by census divisions and subdivisions showing reorganization of rural areas, 1931-1946". Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1946. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1949. p. 423.
- Ronaghan, Allen (1973). Earnest-Minded Men : an account of local government in the County of Vermilion River. Kitscoty, Alberta: County of Vermilion River. p. 173.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
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