Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130

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Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130
Municipal district
Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 is located in Alberta
Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130
Location of Smoky River No. 130 in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°43′23″N 117°12′5″W / 55.72306°N 117.20139°W / 55.72306; -117.20139Coordinates: 55°43′23″N 117°12′5″W / 55.72306°N 117.20139°W / 55.72306; -117.20139
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 19
Established 1952
Incorporated 1952
Government[1]
 • Reeve Robert Brochu
 • Governing body M.D. of Smoky River Council
 • Office location Falher
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,842.59 km2 (1,097.53 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,126
 • Density 0.7/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 783
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website mdsmokyriver.com

The Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 is a municipal district in north western Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 19, its municipal office is located in the Town of Falher.

History[edit]

On January 1, 1952, its name was changed from Municipal District of Fillion No. 130 to its current name, which was taken from Smoky River, a tributary of Peace River.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 had a population of 2,126 living in 740 of its 819 total dwellings, a -12.9% change from its 2006 population of 2,442. With a land area of 2,842.59 km2 (1,097.53 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.7/km2 (1.9/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

According to the 2006 census, Smoky River No. 130 has a:

  • population of 2,442 living in 783 dwellings, a 1.5% increase from 2001.
  • land area of 2,842.82 km2 (1,097.62 sq mi)
  • and a population density of 0.9 /km2 (2.3 /sq mi).[3]

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 2,379 in 830 dwellings, a 4.5% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 2,842.52 km² it had a density of 0.8 inhabitants/km².[4]

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