Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement, Alberta

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Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement
Métis Settlement
Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement is located in Alberta
Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement
Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement
Location of Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement in Alberta
Coordinates: 57°57′N 117°28′W / 57.950°N 117.467°W / 57.950; -117.467Coordinates: 57°57′N 117°28′W / 57.950°N 117.467°W / 57.950; -117.467
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 17
Government[1]
 • Chair Greg Calliou
 • Governing body Paddle Prairie Métis Council
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)

Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement is a Métis settlement in northern Alberta, Canada within the County of Northern Lights[2] and adjacent to Mackenzie County. It is located along the Mackenzie Highway (Highway 35), approximately 52 km (32 mi) south of the Town of High Level.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Paddle Prairie had a population of 562 living in 182 of its 225 total dwellings, a 160.2% change from its 2006 population of 216. With a land area of 1,716.72 km2 (662.83 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.32737/km2 (0.8479/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

The population of the Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement according to its 2009 municipal census is 1,089.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 18, 2014. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2012-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  4. ^ "2010 Official Population List". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-05-21.