|Village of Ryley|
|Motto: Live the Life of Ryley|
|Census Division||No. 10|
|Municipal district||Beaver County|
|Founded||1909 (as Equity)|
|• Mayor||Brian Ducherer|
|• Governing Body||Ryley Village Council|
|• CAO||Julie Brownridge (acting)|
|• Total||1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi)|
|Elevation||693 m (2,274 ft)|
|• Density||250/km2 (650/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|Postal Code||T0B 4A0|
|Waterways||Creeks to the east form the head of Vermilion River
Amisk Creek to the west runs north to Beaverhill Lake
Ryley is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Beaver County, along Highway 14 between the City of Edmonton and the Town of Viking. The City of Camrose is approximately 58 km (36 mi) south of Ryley. The village was named in 1908 after G.U. Ryley, Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad Land Commissioner at the time.
In the 2011 Census, the Village of Ryley had a population of 497 living in 215 of its 241 total dwellings, an 8.5% change from its 2006 population of 458. With a land area of 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 252.3/km2 (653.4/sq mi) in 2011.
As set out by the Alberta Municipal Government Act, and overseen by Alberta Municipal Affairs, the village is governed by five councillors, who are elected at-large every four years. Brian Ducherer is the mayor. The chief administrative officer, Julie Brownridge, is the head of village administration.
Ryley boasts many facilities, such as Alberta's only indoor swimming pool in a village, a school which operates four days a week, a museum, a three-sheet indoor curling rink, an outdoor skating rink, a skate park, and a community hall.
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- Royal Canadian Legion. Ryley Branch, No. 192. Ladies' Auxiliary. Ryley Branch. Book Committee (1978). Beaver tales : history of Ryley & district. p. 10.
- Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Ryley - Community Profile". Retrieved June 9, 2007.
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