Rosalind, Alberta

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Rosalind
Village
Village of Rosalind
Location of Rosalind, Alberta
Location of Rosalind, Alberta
Coordinates: 52°47′14.2″N 112°26′24.9″W / 52.787278°N 112.440250°W / 52.787278; -112.440250Coordinates: 52°47′14.2″N 112°26′24.9″W / 52.787278°N 112.440250°W / 52.787278; -112.440250
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 10
Municipal district Camrose County
Government
 • Mayor James McTavish
 • Governing body Rosalind Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 0.59 km2 (0.23 sq mi)
Elevation 710 m (2,330 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 190
 • Density 322.2/km2 (834/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 609
Highway 854
Website Official website

Rosalind is a village located in the prairies of central Alberta, Canada. It is located on Highway 854, approximately 120 kilometres (75 mi) southeast of Edmonton and 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Camrose, the closest major trading centre.

The name Rosalind was first used in 1905 and is likely an amalgamation of the nearby school districts Montrose and East Lynne.[2]

Rosalind has a number of small businesses, an elementary school, and a junior high school. The village provides various municipal services to its residents including fire protection.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Rosalind had a population of 190 living in 77 of its 92 total dwellings, a 0% change from its 2006 population of 190. With a land area of 0.59 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 322.0/km2 (834.1/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

The population of the Village of Rosalind according to its 2009 municipal census is 214.[3]

In 2006, Rosalind had a population of 190 living in 80 dwellings, the same as in 2001. The village has a land area of 0.59 km2 (0.23 sq mi) and a population density of 322.2 /km2 (834 /sq mi).[4]

Amenities[edit]

Rosalind has a community hall that holds events such as family reunions and weddings.[5] The village also has a hockey arena and baseball diamonds.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ As the Wheels Turn : a history of Rosalind, Kelsey and districts. Rosalind, Alberta: Rosalind and District History Book Committee. 1982. p. 37. 
  3. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Rosalind - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  5. ^ a b "About". Village of Rosalind. Retrieved 2011-10-02. 

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