Onoway

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Onoway
Town
Town of Onoway
Nickname(s): Hub of the Highways
Onoway is located in Alberta
Onoway
Onoway
Location within Alberta
Coordinates: 53°42′04″N 114°11′53″W / 53.70111°N 114.19806°W / 53.70111; -114.19806Coordinates: 53°42′04″N 114°11′53″W / 53.70111°N 114.19806°W / 53.70111; -114.19806
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Lac Ste. Anne County
Incorporated:[1]
 - Village 

June 25, 1923
 - Town September 1, 2005
Government[2]
 • Mayor Donald Harrison
 • Governing body Onoway Town Council
Area (2011)[3]
 • Total 3.34 km2 (1.29 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,039
 • Density 311.5/km2 (807/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0E 1V0
Area code(s) -1+780
Highways Highway 43
Highway 37
Waterway Lac Ste. Anne
Sturgeon River
Website Official website

Onoway is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located approximately 60 km (37 mi) northwest of Edmonton at the junction of Highway 37 and Highway 43.

The Canadian National Railway tracks run through the town, which is situated immediately east of Lac Ste. Anne and south of the Sturgeon River. Onoway built and opened a new Elementary school, but the fate of the existing school has not yet been confirmed. Every June, Onoway has a fair weekend, called "Heritage Days".

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Onoway had a population of 1,039 living in 375 of its 403 total dwellings, a 18.7% change from its 2006 population of 875. With a land area of 3.34 km2 (1.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 311.1/km2 (805.7/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

The population of the Town of Onoway according to its 2010 municipal census is 1,021.[4]

In 2006, Onoway had a population of 875 living in 355 dwellings, a 3.3% increase from 2001. The town has a land area of 3.34 km2 (1.29 sq mi) and a population density of 262.4 /km2 (680 /sq mi).[5]

According to the 2001 census:

  • Population: 847 (788 in 1996); 1,036 (2005)
  • Land area: 3.34 km²
  • Median family income: $37,039
  • Average value of private dwelling: $89,847

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs. "Onoway Municipal Profile". Retrieved 2011-05-21. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 18, 2014. Retrieved April 18, 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. ^ "2010 Official Population List". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Onoway - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-12. 

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