Mackenzie County

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Mackenzie County
Specialized municipality
Mackenzie County is located in Alberta
Mackenzie County
Location of Mackenzie County in Alberta
Coordinates: 58°22′39″N 116°00′21″W / 58.37750°N 116.00583°W / 58.37750; -116.00583Coordinates: 58°22′39″N 116°00′21″W / 58.37750°N 116.00583°W / 58.37750; -116.00583
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 17
Incorporated [1]
 - Municipal district 

January 1, 1995
 - Specialized municipality June 23, 1999
Name change [1] March 8, 2007
Government[2]
 • Reeve Bill Neufeld
 • Governing body
 • CAO Joulia Whittleton
 • Office location Fort Vermilion
Area (2011)[3]
 • Total 80,478.12 km2 (31,072.78 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 10,927
 • Density 0.14/km2 (0.35/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 2,892
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Website Official website

Mackenzie County is a specialized municipality in northern Alberta, Canada.

It is located in Census Division 17, along the Mackenzie Highway. Incorporated as a municipal district in 1995 from the former Improvement District No. 23., its status was changed to specialized municipality in 1999 to address the particularities of managing such a large territory. Mackenzie County municipal office is located in the Hamlet of Fort Vermilion. The name was changed from the Municipal District of Mackenzie No. 23 to Mackenzie County in 2007.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Mackenzie County had a population of 10,927 living in 2,900 of its 3,123 total dwellings, a 9.2% change from its 2006 population of 10,002. With a land area of 80,478.12 km2 (31,072.78 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.1/km2 (0.4/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

In 2006, Mackenzie County had a population of 10,002 living in 2,892 dwellings, a 13.3% increase from 2001. It has a land area of 80,484.42 km2 (31,075.21 sq mi) and a population density of 0.1 /km2 (0.26 /sq mi).[4]

In 2001, Mackenzie County had a population of 8,829 in 2,395 dwellings, a 10.6% increase from 1996. On a surface of 80,526.79 square kilometres (31,091.57 sq mi), the largest in the province, it had a density of 0.1 inhabitants/km2 (0.26/sq mi).[5]

Communities and localities[edit]

The following localities are located within Mackenzie County.[7]

Localities

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-09-17). "Municipal Profile – Mackenzie County". Retrieved 2010-10-02. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. August 10, 2014. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Mackenzie No. 23 - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  5. ^ MD of Mackenzie community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  6. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  7. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4817095 - Mackenzie No. 23, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 

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