List of villages in Canada

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Memramcook is the largest village in New Brunswick with a population of 4,831[1]
Casselman is the largest village in Ontario with a population of 3,626[2]

A village is a type of incorporated municipality within the majority of the provinces and territories of Canada.

As of January 1, 2012, there were 550 villages among the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, the Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon. Since then, Kedgwick in New Brunswick changed to rural community status[3] and New Norway in Alberta dissolved to become an unincorporated hamlet,[4] while both Hepburn and Pense in Saskatchewan changed to town status.[5] Saskatchewan has the highest amount of villages at 264.[6][5]

Alberta[edit]

Alberta had 93 villages as of September 1, 2013.[7]

Notes:

  1. ^ Bittern Lake was formerly known as Rosenroll prior to December 16, 1911.[11]
  2. ^ Delia was formerly known as Highland prior to December 9, 1915.[12]
  3. ^ Hay Lakes was formerly known as Hay Lake prior to January 1, 1932.
  4. ^ Ryley was also known as Equity in 1909.[13]
  5. ^ Spring Lake was formerly known as Edmonton Beach prior to January 1, 1999.[14]
  6. ^ Stirling is designated a national historic site.

British Columbia[edit]

British Columbia had 42 villages as of January 1, 2012.[6]

Notes:

  1. ^ Granisle was originally founded as a company town by Granisle Copper Ltd. prior to its incorporation in 1971.[17]

Manitoba[edit]

Manitoba had 19 villages as of January 1, 2012.[6]

New Brunswick[edit]

New Brunswick had 65 villages as of July 1, 2012.[6][3]

Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador did not have any incorporated villages as of January 1, 2012.[6]

Northwest Territories[edit]

The Northwest Territories had one village as of January 1, 2012.[6]

Name Population
(2011)[20]
Population
(2006)[20]
Change
(%)[20]
Area
(km²)[20]
Population
density[20]
Fort Simpson 1,238 1,216 1.8 78.32 15.8

Nova Scotia[edit]

Nova Scotia did not have any incorporated villages as of January 1, 2012.[6]

Nunavut[edit]

Nunavut did not have any incorporated villages as of January 1, 2012.[6]

Ontario[edit]

Ontario had 11 villages as of January 1, 2012.[6]

Prince Edward Island[edit]

Prince Edward Island did not have any incorporated villages as of January 1, 2012.[6]

Quebec[edit]

Quebec had 44 villages as of January 1, 2013.[6]

Saskatchewan[edit]

Saskatchewan had 264 villages as of October 24, 2012.[6][5]

Yukon[edit]

Yukon had four villages as of January 1, 2012.[6]

Name Population
(2011)[24]
Population
(2006)[24]
Change
(%)[24]
Area
(km²)[24]
Population
density[24]
Carmacks 503 425 18.4 36.95 13.6
Haines Junction 593 589 0.7 34.49 17.2
Mayo 226 248 −8.9 1.06 213.2
Teslin 122 141 −13.5 1.92 63.6
Total villages 1,444 1,403 2.9 74.42 19.4

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (New Brunswick)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Ontario)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "New Brunswick Regulation 2012-18". New Brunswick Attorney General. March 15, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Order in Council (O.C.) 328/2012". Province of Alberta. October 17, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "Urban Municipality Incorporations". Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations. Retrieved January 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Interim List of Changes to Municipal Boundaries, Status, and Names". Statistics Canada. 2012. p. 6. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  7. ^ "2012 Municipal Codes". Alberta Municipal Affairs. August 30, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Communities Within Specialized and Rural Municipalities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 9, 2013. Retrieved May 21, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Municipal Profiles: Summary Reports (Towns)". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 17, 2013. Retrieved May 21, 2013. 
  10. ^ a b c d e "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. January 30, 2013. Retrieved May 21, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Order in Council (O.C.) 979/11". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 1911-12-16. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  12. ^ "Change in Name of Village Municipality - Highland to Delia". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 1915-12-09. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  13. ^ Village of Ryley. "The Village of Ryley - Equity". Retrieved 2010-04-13. 
  14. ^ "Order in Council (O.C.) 517/98". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 1998-12-09. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  15. ^ a b c d "British Columbia Regional Districts, Municipalities, Corporate Name, Date of Incorporation and Postal Address" (XLS). British Columbia Ministry of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development. Retrieved December 8, 2012. 
  16. ^ a b c d e "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (British Columbia)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved December 8, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Name Details: Granisle". GeoBC. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  18. ^ a b c d e "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Manitoba)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Corrections and updates: Population and dwelling count amendments, 2011 Census". Statistics Canada. February 14, 2013. Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  20. ^ a b c d e "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Northwest Territories)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  21. ^ a b c "List of Ontario Municipalities". Ontario Municipal Affairs and Housing. September 21, 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Search for Municipal Information". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  23. ^ a b c d e "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  24. ^ a b c d e "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Yukon)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013.