Yellowhead County

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Yellowhead County
Municipal district
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Yellowhead County is located in Alberta
Yellowhead County
Location of Yellowhead County in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°34′54″N 116°26′4″W / 53.58167°N 116.43444°W / 53.58167; -116.43444Coordinates: 53°34′54″N 116°26′4″W / 53.58167°N 116.43444°W / 53.58167; -116.43444
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 14
Established 1994
Incorporated 1994
Government[1]
 • Mayor Gerald Soroka
 • Governing body
 • CAO Jack Ramme
 • Office location Edson
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 22,296.26 km2 (8,608.63 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 10,469
 • Density 0.47/km2 (1.2/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 4,177
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website yellowheadcounty.ab.ca

Yellowhead County is a municipal district in west central Alberta, Canada.

It is the only county in Alberta Division 14, and shares the boundaries with this census division.

Winter at Embarras

History[edit]

  • 1994: Established as a Municipal District of Yellowhead No. 94 on January 1.
  • 1998: The name changed to Yellowhead County on July 8.[3]
  • 1998: Evansburg dissolved as a village, and became part of Yellowhead Municipal District on June 30.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Yellowhead County had a population of 10,469 living in 4,083 of its 4,708 total dwellings, a 4.2% change from its 2006 population of 10,045. With a land area of 22,296.26 km2 (8,608.63 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.2/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Yellowhead County had a population of 10,045 living in 4,177 dwellings, a 1.7% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 22,303.82 km2 (8,611.55 sq mi) and a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi).[4]

Communities and localities[edit]

The following communities are located within Yellowhead County:[5]

The following localities are located within Yellowhead County:[6]

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