Swalwell, Alberta

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Swalwell
Hamlet
Swalwell, Alberta is located in Alberta
Swalwell, Alberta
Location of Swalwell in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°33′26″N 113°19′06″W / 51.5572°N 113.3183°W / 51.5572; -113.3183Coordinates: 51°33′26″N 113°19′06″W / 51.5572°N 113.3183°W / 51.5572; -113.3183
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 5
Municipal district Kneehill County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Kneehill County Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.34 km2 (0.13 sq mi)
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 101
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 48
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code T0M 1Y0

Swalwell is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Kneehill County.[2] Previously an incorporated municipality, Swalwell dissolved from village status on January 1, 1946 to become part of the Municipal District of Norquay No. 279.[3]

Swalwell is located approximately 100 km (62 mi) northeast of Calgary and 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of Highway 21. It is located on Canadian National Railway's Three Hills Subdivision between Three Hills and Beiseker. Swalwell has an elevation of 85 metres (279 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 5 and in the federal riding of Crowfoot.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Swalwell had a population of 101 living in 40 of its 48 total dwellings, a -7.3% change from its 2006 population of 109. With a land area of 0.34 km2 (0.13 sq mi), it had a population density of 297/km2 (769/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

As of 2006, Swalwell had a total population of 109 living in 39 dwellings. With a land area of 0.34 km2 (0.13 sq mi), it has a population density of 316.6/km2 (820/sq mi).[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  2. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 1, 2010. Retrieved June 6, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Table 6a: Population by census divisions and subdivisions showing reorganization of rural areas, 1931-1946". Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1946. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1949. p. 420. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (2007). "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2006 and 2001 censuses". Retrieved 2010-02-06.