Spirit River, Alberta
|— Town —|
|Town of Spirit River|
|Municipal district||M.D. of Spirit River No. 133|
|• Mayor||Allan J. Georget|
|• Governing body||Spirit River Town Council|
|• Total||2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi)|
|Elevation||625 m (2,051 ft)|
|• Density||365.4/km2 (946/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
In the 2011 Census, the Town of Spirit River had a population of 1,025 living in 425 of its 471 total dwellings, a -10.7% change from its 2006 population of 1,148. With a land area of 2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi), it had a population density of 364.8/km2 (944.7/sq mi) in 2011.
In 2006, Spirit River had a:
- population of 1,148 living in 466 dwellings (a 4.4% increase from 2001),
- a land area of 2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi), and
- a population density of 409.2 /km2 (1,060 /sq mi).
The town is home to the Spirit River and District Museum.
Spirit River is the seat for both the Municipal District of Spirit River No. 133, Saddle Hills County and the Peace-Wapiti School Board. The town also is home to provincial offices for Alberta Agriculture.
A paved airport accommodates medical emergency flights and private aircraft.
- Health care
Spirit River is home to a hospital.
The town is home to two schools – St. Marie Catholic School and Spirit River Regional Academy.
See also 
- "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.
- Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Spirit River - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-12.
- "Spirit River and District Museum". Retrieved 2012-08-02.
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