Woodlands County

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Woodlands County
Municipal district
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Woodlands County is located in Alberta
Woodlands County
Location of Woodlands County in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°08′34″N 115°41′7″W / 54.14278°N 115.68528°W / 54.14278; -115.68528Coordinates: 54°08′34″N 115°41′7″W / 54.14278°N 115.68528°W / 54.14278; -115.68528
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1994
Incorporated 1999 (County)
 • Mayor Jim Rennie
 • Governing body Woodlands County Council
 • Office location adjacent to Whitecourt
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 7,668.31 km2 (2,960.75 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 4,306
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 1,667
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website woodlands.ab.ca

Woodlands County is a municipal district in north-central Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 13, its municipal office is located outside but adjacent to the Town of Whitecourt. A second municipal office is located in the Hamlet of Fort Assiniboine.[3]


Windfall gas plant in Woodlands County

In the 2011 Census, Woodlands County had a population of 4,306 living in 1,602 of its 1,753 total dwellings, a 3.6% change from its 2006 population of 4,158. With a land area of 7,668.31 km2 (2,960.75 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.5/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Woodlands County had a population of 4,158 living in 1,667 dwellings, an 8.9% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 7,668.11 km2 (2,960.67 sq mi) and a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi).[4]

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 3,818 in 1,448 dwellings, a 3.2% increase from 1996. On a surface of 7,668.12 km² it had a density of 0.5 inhabitants/km².[5]

Communities and localities[edit]

The following communities are located within Woodlands County:[6]

The following localities are located within Woodlands County:[7]


See also[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. ^ Woodlands County (2010-10-09). "General Contacts". 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Woodlands County - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ Woodlands County 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: 4813029 - Woodlands County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 

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