Antler Lake

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Antler Lake
Hamlet
Canoe on Antler Lake
Canoe on Antler Lake
Antler Lake is located in Alberta
Antler Lake
Antler Lake
Location of Antler Lake in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°29′20″N 112°58′29″W / 53.48889°N 112.97472°W / 53.48889; -112.97472Coordinates: 53°29′20″N 112°58′29″W / 53.48889°N 112.97472°W / 53.48889; -112.97472
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionEdmonton Region
Census division11
Specialized municipalityStrathcona County
Settled1975
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • MayorRod Frank
 • Governing body
Area
 • Land0.89 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
Elevation
739 m (2,425 ft)
Population
(2016)[1]
 • Total442
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s)+1-780
HighwaysHighway 630
WebsiteStrathcona County

Antler Lake is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County.[2] It is located on the shores of Antler Lake on Range Road 211 and 211A just north of Wye Road, approximately 18 km (11 mi) east of Sherwood Park and 25 km (16 mi) northwest of Tofield.

Antler Lake consists of residences developed on the eastern and southern shores of the lake, with some also developed on Hazelnut Island. It also has two playgrounds and access to outdoor recreation opportunities in the surrounding area.

The hamlet is near the Strathcona Wilderness Centre, Cooking Lake - Blackfoot Grazing, Wildlife and Provincial Recreation Area, and the Elk Island National Park of Canada. Antler Lake is also situated within 5 km (3.1 mi) of the Uncas Elementary School, which many of the local children attend.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Antler Lake recorded a population of 442 living in 180 of its 193 total private dwellings, a change of −2.6% from its 2011 population of 454. With a land area of 0.89 km2 (0.34 sq mi), it had a population density of 496.6/km2 (1,286.3/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

The population of Antler Lake according to Strathcona County's 2015 municipal census is 469.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that Antler Lake had a population of 0.[5] Statistics Canada subsequently amended Antler Lake's 2011 census results to a population of 454 living in 184 of its 191 total dwellings,[6] a 5.3% change from its 2006 population of .[5] With a land area of 0.89 km2 (0.34 sq mi),[5] it had a population density of 510/km2 (1,321/sq mi) in 2011.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-07-04.
  3. ^ Antler Lake Archived May 17, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Census 2015: Overall Results" (PDF). Strathcona County. p. 4. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06.
  6. ^ a b "Corrections and updates: Population and dwelling count amendments, 2011 Census". Statistics Canada. February 14, 2013. Retrieved February 15, 2013.