Northern Sunrise County

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Northern Sunrise County
Municipal district
Northern Sunrise County is located in Alberta
Northern Sunrise County
Location of Northern Sunrise County in Alberta
Coordinates: 56°14′2″N 117°17′23″W / 56.23389°N 117.28972°W / 56.23389; -117.28972Coordinates: 56°14′2″N 117°17′23″W / 56.23389°N 117.28972°W / 56.23389; -117.28972
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 17
Established 1994
Incorporated 2002
Government[1]
 • Reeve Carolyn Kolebaba
 • Governing body
 • Office location east of Peace River
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 21,141.25 km2 (8,162.68 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 1,791
 • Density 0.1/km2 (0.3/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 696
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website northernsunrise.net

Northern Sunrise County is a municipal district in northern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division 17, its municipal office is located east of the Town of Peace River at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 688.

History[edit]

On July 10, 2002, the name changed from Municipal District of East Peace No. 131 to Northern Sunrise County.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Northern Sunrise County's 2013 municipal census counted a population of 1,933,[4] a −9.4% change from its 2011 municipal census population of 2,133.[5] A shadow population count also occurred at the same time as its 2013 municipal census, which counted an additional non-permanent population of 592 for a combined 2013 population of 2,525.[4]

In the 2011 Census, Northern Sunrise County had a population of 1,791 living in 690 of its 750 total dwellings, a 2.5% change from its 2006 population of 1,747. With a land area of 21,141.25 km2 (8,162.68 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.1/km2 (0.2/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Northern Sunrise County had a population of 1,747 living in 696 dwellings, a -17.7% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 21,141.25 km2 (8,162.68 sq mi) and a population density of 0.1 /km2 (0.26 /sq mi).[6]

In 2001, Northern Sunrise County had a population of 2,123 in 770 dwellings, a 6.2% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 21,178.29 km² it had a density of 0.1 inhabitants/km².[7]

Communities and localities[edit]

Government[edit]

Northern Sunrise County has six councilors, one for each of the following wards:[10]

The reeve is appointed from among the elected councilors.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. August 10, 2014. Retrieved August 10, 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. ^ County Profile - Alberta Municipal Affairs
  4. ^ a b "2013 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. November 20, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4601-1418-6. Retrieved December 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "2012 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. November 22, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4601-0645-7. Retrieved December 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Northern Sunrise County - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  7. ^ East Peace community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  8. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  9. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4817026 - Northern Sunrise County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  10. ^ Northern Sunrise County. "Reeve & Council". Retrieved January 5, 2013. 

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