Marie Reine, Alberta

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Marie Reine
Hamlet
Marie Reine, Alberta is located in Alberta
Marie Reine, Alberta
Location of Marie Reine in Alberta
Coordinates: 56°04′35″N 117°17′22″W / 56.0764°N 117.2894°W / 56.0764; -117.2894Coordinates: 56°04′35″N 117°17′22″W / 56.0764°N 117.2894°W / 56.0764; -117.2894
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 19
Municipal district Northern Sunrise County
Established 20 March 1987
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Northern Sunrise County Council
 • Reeve Agnes Knudsen
 • Ward 3 Councillor Ricky Boucher
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 67
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Marie Reine is a hamlet in northwest Alberta, Canada within Northern Sunrise County.[2] It is located approximately 18 km (11 mi) south of the Town of Peace River on four quarter sections split by Highway 744.

The French Canadian community got its start in 1949-1952 when settlers from Quebec and France migrated west for a better future. The hamlet has a unique community plan laid out by L’Abbe Pierre Paul Pothier where each lot is a twenty-acre strip abutting Highway 744.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

The population of Marie-Reine according to Northern Sunrise County's 2010 municipal census is 67.[1]

Amenities[edit]

The hamlet has a community hall and a post office.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "County Statistics". Northern Sunrise County. Retrieved 2011-03-30. 
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-07-03. 

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