Vulcan County

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Vulcan County
Municipal district
Vulcan County is located in Alberta
Vulcan County
Location of Vulcan County in Alberta
Coordinates: 50°24′24″N 113°15′18″W / 50.40667°N 113.25500°W / 50.40667; -113.25500Coordinates: 50°24′24″N 113°15′18″W / 50.40667°N 113.25500°W / 50.40667; -113.25500
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 5
Established 1951
Incorporated 1951
Government[1]
 • Reeve Derrick Annable
 • Governing body Vulcan County Council
 • Office location Vulcan
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 5,429.50 km2 (2,096.34 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 3,875
 • Density 0.7/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 1,446
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website vulcancounty.ab.ca

Vulcan County is a municipal district in Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 6, its municipal office is located in the Town of Vulcan.

History[edit]

Vulcan County was originally established in 1951.

Demographics[edit]

Vulcan County's 2012 municipal census counted a population of 3,893,[3] a 0.5% increase over its 2007 municipal census population of 3,830.[4]

In the 2011 Census, Vulcan County had a population of 3,875 living in 1,104 of its 1,433 total dwellings, a 4.2% change from its 2006 population of 3,718. With a land area of 5,429.5 km2 (2,096.3 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.7/km2 (1.8/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Vulcan County had a population of 3,718 living in 1,446 dwellings, a 1.6% decrease from 2001. The county has a land area of 5,430.06 km2 (2,096.56 sq mi) and a population density of 0.7 /km2 (1.8 /sq mi).[5]

In 2001, Vulcan County had a population of 3,778 in 1,348 dwellings, a 0.8% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 5,429.62 km² it had a density of 0.7 inhabitants/km².[6]

Communities and localities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs: Municipal Officials Search
  2. ^ a b c "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. 
  3. ^ "Vulcan County Integrated Community Sustainability Plan". Vulcan County. 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 
  4. ^ "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2009-09-15. Retrieved 2010-09-14. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Vulcan County - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  6. ^ Vulcan County community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE.
  7. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  8. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4805001 - Vulcan County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  9. ^ Forgotten Alberta - Kinnondale
  10. ^ Ghost towns Canada - Waldeck

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