|Town of Stavely|
last remaining grain elevator, June 2010.
|Motto: In the Heart of Farming and Ranching|
|Municipal district||M.D. of Willow Creek No. 26|
|• Mayor||Barry Johnson|
|• Governing body|
|• Total||1.62 km2 (0.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,044 m (3,425 ft)|
|• Density||311.3/km2 (806/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
The Canadian Pacific Railway once ran through the town. Its closure led to the removal of all but one of Stavely's grain elevators.
The people of Stavely and area are proud of their friendliness and community spirit.
In the 2011 Census, the Town of Stavely had a population of 505 living in 247 of its 278 total dwellings, a 16.1% change from its 2006 population of 435. With a land area of 1.62 km2 (0.63 sq mi), it had a population density of 311.7/km2 (807.4/sq mi) in 2011.
The population of the Town of Stavely according to its 2007 municipal census is 497.
Arts and culture
Stavely is known as the home of the Stavely Indoor Rodeo. Founded in 1929, it is the world's first indoor rodeo.
The town has a 9-hole golf course named the Stavely Golf Club. It was one of the few remaining sand green golf courses in Canada until the sand greens were recently converted to artificial greens. Other recreation venues and facilities include an arena, archery lanes, a recreational vehicle campground, a ball diamond and parks. Stavely is also home to a museum.
The Pine Coulee Reservoir, a popular place for recreation and camping, is 5 km (3.1 mi) west of Stavely.
The following is a list of the Town of Stavely's volunteer community organizations and service groups.
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- Town of Stavely. "Town of Stavely". Retrieved 2010-03-18.
- Butte Stands Guard : Stavely and District. Stavely, Alberta: Stavely Historical Book Society. 1976. p. 15. ISBN 0-919213-14-6.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-14.
- Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Stavely - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-13.
- Town of Stavely. "Unique Attractions". Retrieved 2010-03-18.
- Town of Stavely. "Facilities". Retrieved 2010-03-18.
- Town of Stavely. "Service Groups". Retrieved 2010-03-18.
|Chain Lakes Provincial Park||Champion
|Willow Creek Provincial Park||Claresholm||Barons|