County of Warner No. 5

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County of Warner No. 5
Municipal district
Last surviving elevator row in Alberta, located in Warner
Last surviving elevator row in Alberta, located in Warner
County of Warner No. 5 is located in Alberta
County of Warner No. 5
Location of Warner County No. 5 in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°16′34″N 112°06′43″W / 49.27611°N 112.11194°W / 49.27611; -112.11194Coordinates: 49°16′34″N 112°06′43″W / 49.27611°N 112.11194°W / 49.27611; -112.11194
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 2
Established 1912
Incorporated 1950
Government[1]
 • Reeve Ross Ford
 • Governing body County of Warner Council
 • Office location Warner
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 4,517.67 km2 (1,744.28 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 3,841
 • Density 0.9/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 887
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website warnercounty.ca

The County of Warner No. 5 is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 2 just north of the United States border, its municipal office is located in the Village of Warner.

History[edit]

Warner was originally organised as a rural municipality in 1912. The County of Warner No. 5 was established in 1954.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the County of Warner No. 5 had a population of 3,841 living in 820 of its 956 total dwellings, a 5.1% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 3,654. With a land area of 4,517.67 km2 (1,744.28 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.9/km2 (2.2/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, the County of Warner No. 5 had a population of 3,674 living in 887 dwellings, a 3.3% decrease from 2001.[3] However, this population has since been revised by Statistics Canada to 3,776.[4] Using the pre-revised Statistics Canada data, the County of Warner No. 5 had a land area of 4,519.77 km2 (1,745.09 sq mi) and a population density of 0.8 /km2 (2.1 /sq mi).[3]

In 2001, the County of Warner No. 5 had a population of 3,798 in 880 dwellings, a 6.7% increase from 1996. On a surface of 4,516.09 km² it had a density of 0.8 inhabitants/km².[5]

Tourism and attractions[edit]

Stirling tourist information replica pioneer house & Bishop's storehouse.
Writing-on-stone Provincial Park
Galt Historic Railway Park, Warner County No. 5, Alberta

Events[edit]

History[edit]

The County of Warner No. 5 comprises approximately 50 townships, and is bordered on the south by the Canadian-United States border, It is composed of the former Municipal District of Warner No. 36 and a portion of the former Municipal District of Sugar City No. 37.

The following is the events that lead to the incorporation of the County of Warner No. 5:

  • January, 1913 - Municipal District of Warner No. 36 incorporated.
  • January 23, 1923 - Municipal District of Sugar City No. 37 incorporated.

No. 7 and portions of Local Improvement Districts 8, 38 and 67.

  • December 31, 1953 - Sugar City dissolved and portion added to the Municipal District of Warner.
  • January 1, 1954 - County of Warner No. 5 incorporated.

Communities and localities[edit]

Education[edit]

Westwind School Division No. 74 and Horizon School Division No. 67 provide education within the boundaries of the County of Warner No. 5.

Early school districts[edit]

Listed below are the former school districts that once provided education within the County of Warner No. 5.[9]

Name & SD No. Image Location Date Established Date Closed/
Disbanded
Notes
Galt/Stirling No. 647 Stirling School 1902. Stirling, Alberta.png 29 - 6 - 19 - W4 19 November 1901 Originally named Galt, the name was changed to Stirling in 1957.[10]
Raymond No. 700 8 - 6 - 20 - W4 1 May 1902[11]
Mammoth No. 1379 24 - 5 - 20 - W4 9 August 1905[12]
Warner No. 1675 10 - 4 - 17 - W4 31 July 1907[13]
Tyrells Lake No. 2007 20-5-17-W4 8 July 1909 1939 Demolished 1940s[14]
Milk River Valley/Masinasin No. 2024 15 - 2 - 13 - W4 24 August 1909 Originally named Milk River Valley, the name was changed to Masinasin in 1941.[15]
Milk River No. 2056 15 - 2 - 13 - W4 8 October 1909[15]
Grain No. 2597 15-1-11-W4 25 November 1911[16]
West Butte/St. Kilda No. 2747 11-1-12-W4 25 May 1912 Originally named West Butte, the name was changed to St. Kilda in 1920.[17]
Indian Rock No. 2540 18-1-12 -W4 moved? to 11 - 1 - 12 - W4 25 August 1911[18]
Locke No. 2730 31-1-13 -W4 Moved? to 28 - 2 - 13 - W4 10 May 1912[19]
Clarinda No. 2459 Clarinda School District No. 2459 ca. 1970s.jpg 8-1-13 -W4 10 June 1911[20]
Verburg No. 2439 33-1-14 -W4 10 May 1911[21]
Sexton Creek No. 2510 9-1-14 -W4 moved? to 33 - 1 - 14 - W4 24 July 1911[22]
Lind No. 2170 34-1-16 -W4 25 April 1910[23]
John Joes No. 2198 24-1-17-W4 26 May 1910 Also spelled John Jo[24]
Two Fifteen No. 2153 20-2-15-W4 26 March 1910 March 26 Moved to Milk River for a class room when the district was joined with Milk River Consolidated District 12, December 1945[25]
Sleepy Hollow No. 2634 Sleepy Holly School School District No. 2634 ca.1975.jpg 24-2-15-W4 25 January 1912[26]
Lucky Strike No. 2589 17-3-11-W4 9 November 1911[27]
Prairie Round No. 2152 21-3-12-W4 26 March 1910 March 26[28]
Patience No. 2156 23-6-17-W4 26 March 1910[29]
Maybutt 32-6-19-W4 1912
Kippen No. 2080 34-2-12-W4 9 December 1909 1933 Kippenville Consolidated 7 created in 1915 by Kippen & Green Villa disorganized in 1933[30]
Bankview No. 3042 Bankview School District No. 3042 1913-1953.jpg 16-1-17-W4 1913 1953
Craddock/Bluesky No. 3456 33 - 81 - 2 - W6 15 February 1917 Originally named Craddock, the name was changed to Bluesky in 1947.[31]
Coutts No. 3560 4 - 1 - 15 - W4 30 October 1917[32]
North Wrentham No. 3618 7 - 16 - W4 18 February 1918[33]
Wrentham No. 3617 36 - 6 - 17 - W4 18 February 1918[34]
Conrad No. 4077 11 - 61 - 12 - W4 3 November 1921[35]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. August 10, 2014. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  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. ^ a b Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "County of Warner No. 5 - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (2009-02-09). "2006 Census corrections and updates". Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  5. ^ County of Warner community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE.
  6. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  7. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4802001 - Warner County No. 5, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  8. ^ Two-Fifteen - Our Roots: Local Histories Online - Milk River Country
  9. ^ Early School Districts - Warner County No. 5, Alberta
  10. ^ Galt/Stirling S.D. 647 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  11. ^ Raymond S.D. 700 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  12. ^ Mommoth S.D. 1379 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  13. ^ Warner S.D. 1675 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  14. ^ Pioneering with a piece of chalk : the one-room country schools of Alberta, 1885-1982 - Tyrells Lake SD No. 2007
  15. ^ a b Milk River Valley/Masinasin S.D. 2024 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  16. ^ Grain S.D. 2597 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  17. ^ West Butte/St. Kilda S.D. 2747 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  18. ^ Indian Rock S.D. 2540 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  19. ^ Locke S.D. 2730 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  20. ^ Clarinda S.D. 2730 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  21. ^ Verburg S.D. 2439 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  22. ^ Sexton Creek S.D. 2510 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  23. ^ Lind S.D. 2170 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  24. ^ [Our Roots] - Pioneering with a piece of chalk : the one-room country schools of Alberta, 1885-1982 - John Joe SD No. 2198
  25. ^ Pioneering with a piece of chalk : the one-room country schools of Alberta, 1885-1982 - Two Fifteen SD No. 2153
  26. ^ Sleepy Hollow S.D. 2634 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  27. ^ Lucky Strike S.D. 2589 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  28. ^ Prairie Round S.D. 2152 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  29. ^ Patience S.D. 2156 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  30. ^ Pioneering with a piece of chalk : the one-room country schools of Alberta, 1885-1982 - Kippen SD No. 2080
  31. ^ Craddock/Bluesky S.D. 3456 - Glenbow Museum Archives
  32. ^ Coutts S.D. 3560 - Glenbow Museum Archives]
  33. ^ North Wrentham S.D. 3618
  34. ^ Wrentham S.D. 3617
  35. ^ Conrad No. 4077 - Glenbow Museum Archives

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