Lundbreck

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Lundbreck
Hamlet
Lundbreck is located in Alberta
Lundbreck
Location of Lundbreck in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°35′08″N 114°09′43″W / 49.5856°N 114.1619°W / 49.5856; -114.1619Coordinates: 49°35′08″N 114°09′43″W / 49.5856°N 114.1619°W / 49.5856; -114.1619
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 3
Municipal district Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9 Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 244
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 124
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Lundbreck is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9.[2] It is located on the south side of Highway 3, approximately 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of the southern terminus of Highway 22, 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) west of the Village of Cowley and 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) west of the Town of Pincher Creek. It has an elevation of 1,200 metres (3,900 ft).

It is part of census division No. 3 and the federal riding of Macleod.

History[edit]

Lundbreck was incorporated in 1907, celebrated its centennial in 2007, and was named for two coal miners (Lund and Breckinridge).

Lundbreck started out as a coal mining town, that quickly grew to a size of about 1,000 people until the coal mines closed, at which time it quickly shrank.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Lundbreck had a population of 244 living in 111 of its 124 total dwellings, a -12.9% change from its 2006 population of 280. With a land area of 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it had a population density of 697/km2 (1,806/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

As of 2006, Lundbreck had a total population of 280 living in 120 dwellings. With a land area of 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it has a population density of 793.4/km2 (2,055/sq mi).[3]

Education[edit]

Livingstone School is a K-12, 1A school that was instituted in 1955, as a more modern alternative to the then practice of using several small, one room, multiple grade, rural schools. Kids were bussed in from the local area rural schools from Cowley and the northwest portion of the M.D. of Pincher Creek No. 9.

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