County of Newell

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County of Newell
Municipal district
Last remaining prairie grain elevators in the Scandia district. Scandia
Last remaining prairie grain elevators in the Scandia district. Scandia
County of Newell is located in Alberta
County of Newell
Location of Newell County in Alberta
Coordinates: 50°33′51″N 111°53′56″W / 50.56417°N 111.89889°W / 50.56417; -111.89889Coordinates: 50°33′51″N 111°53′56″W / 50.56417°N 111.89889°W / 50.56417; -111.89889
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 2
Established 1948
Incorporated 1953
Government[1]
 • Mayor Molly Douglass
 • Governing body County of Newell Council
 • Office location south of Brooks
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 5,904.72 km2 (2,279.83 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 6,786
 • Density 1.1/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 2,366
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website countyofnewell.ab.ca

The County of Newell is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 2, its municipal office is located south of the City of Brooks.

History[edit]

It was incorporated as the County of Newell No. 4 on January 1, 1953, through the amalgamation of the Municipal District of Newell No. 28 and part of the Municipal District of Bow Valley No. 40. Its name was changed to the County of Newell on September 9, 2011.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the County of Newell had a population of 6,786 living in 2,220 of its 2,480 total dwellings, a -1% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 6,852. With a land area of 5,904.72 km2 (2,279.83 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.1/km2 (3.0/sq mi) in 2011.[2] Following the 2013 dissolution of the Village of Tilly, Statistics Canada adjusted the County of Newell's 2011 population upward by 352 people to 7,138.[4]

The population of the County of Newell according to its 2009 municipal census is 7,101.[5]

In 2006, the County of Newell had a population of 6,862 living in 2,366 dwellings, a -3.9% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 5,903.47 km2 (2,279.34 sq mi) and a population density of 1.2 /km2 (3.1 /sq mi).[6]

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 7,137 in 2,365 dwellings, a 11.2% increase from 1996. On a surface area of 5,902.63 km², it had a density of 1.2 inhabitants/km².[7]

Communities and localities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 5, 2014. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "O.C. 417/2011". Province of Alberta. 2011-09-09. Retrieved 2011-09-13. 
  4. ^ "Interim List of Changes to Municipal Boundaries, Status, and Names From January 2, 2013 to January 1, 2014 (Table 1 – Changes to census subdivisions in alphabetical order by province and territory)" (XLSX). Statistics Canada. May 21, 2014. Retrieved May 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "County of Newell No. 4 - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  7. ^ County of Newell community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE.
  8. ^ "Brooks, City (Census Subdivision), Alberta". Statistics Canada. 2012-06-20. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  9. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. August 30, 2013. Retrieved September 2, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4802031 - Newell County No. 4, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 

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