Wheatland County, Alberta

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Wheatland County
Municipal district
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Wheatland County, Alberta is located in Alberta
Wheatland County, Alberta
Location of Wheatland County in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°02′16″N 113°24′01″W / 51.03778°N 113.40028°W / 51.03778; -113.40028Coordinates: 51°02′16″N 113°24′01″W / 51.03778°N 113.40028°W / 51.03778; -113.40028
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 5
Established 1955
Incorporated 1961 (County)
Government[1]
 • Reeve Glenn Koester
 • Governing body
 • CAO Alan Parkin
 • Office location east of Strathmore
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 4,539.26 km2 (1,752.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 8,285
 • Density 1.8/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 2,620
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website wheatlandcounty.ca

Wheatland County is a municipal district in south-central Alberta, Canada, east of Calgary. Located in Census Division No. 5, its municipal office is located east of the Town of Strathmore on Highway 1.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Wheatland County had a population of 8,285 living in 2,659 of its 2,941 total dwellings, a 2.2% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 8,109. With a land area of 4,539.26 km2 (1,752.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Wheatland County had a population of 8,164 living in 2,620 dwellings, a 3.5% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 4,550.92 km2 (1,757.12 sq mi) and a population density of 1.8 /km2 (4.7 /sq mi).[3]

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 7,889 in 2,516 dwellings, a 12.4% increase from 1996. On a surface of 4,551.20 km² it had a density of 1.7 inhabitants/km².[4]

Communities and localities[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 5, 2014. Retrieved September 5, 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. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Wheatland County - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  4. ^ Wheatland County community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE.
  5. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  6. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4805012 - Wheatland County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 

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