Bashaw, Alberta

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Bashaw
Town
Town of Bashaw
Motto: We want you here with us
Bashaw is located in Alberta
Bashaw
Bashaw
Location of Bashaw in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°35′0″N 112°58′17″W / 52.58333°N 112.97139°W / 52.58333; -112.97139Coordinates: 52°35′0″N 112°58′17″W / 52.58333°N 112.97139°W / 52.58333; -112.97139
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 10
Municipal district Camrose County
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village August 18, 1911
 • Town May 1, 1964
Government[2]
 • Mayor Penny Shantz
 • Governing body Bashaw Town Council
 • MP Kevin Sorenson (Crowfoot)
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 2.99 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 793 m (2,602 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 830
 • Density 277.8/km2 (719/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0B-0H0
Highways Highway 21
Highway 53
Waterways Buffalo Lake
Red Deer Lake
Website Official website

Bashaw /ˈbæʃɔː/ is a town in central Alberta located at the junction of Highway 21 and Highway 53.

The community has the name of Eugene Bashaw, an original owner of the town site.[5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Bashaw recorded a population of 830 living in 379 of its 418 total private dwellings, a −4.9% change from its 2011 population of 873. With a land area of 2.99 km2 (1.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 277.6/km2 (719.0/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

According to the 2011 Census, the Town of Bashaw had a population of 873 living in 376 of its 431 total dwellings, a 9.7% increase of its 2006 population. With a land area of 2.84 km2 (1.10 sq mi), the 2011 population density was 307.4/km2 (796.1/sq mi).[6]

The 2007 population, according to its municipal census, was 868.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Town of Bashaw" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. p. 22. Retrieved October 16, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. June 23, 2017. Retrieved June 25, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF) (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  5. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 16. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-14. 

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