Bircham, Alberta

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Bircham is located in Alberta
Bircham
Bircham
Location of Bircham in Alberta

Bircham is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Kneehill County.[1] It is located approximately 78 km (48 mi) northeast of Calgary and 10 km (6.2 mi) southeast of Acme, along a Canadian National Railway line.

The hamlet most likely takes its name from Bircham, in England.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Bircham recorded a population of 5 living in 2 of its 2 total private dwellings, a change of 0% from its 2011 population of 5. With a land area of 0.14 km2 (0.054 sq mi), it had a population density of 35.7/km2 (92.5/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Bircham had a population of 5 living in 2 of its 2 total dwellings, a -50% change from its 2006 population of 10. With a land area of 0.14 km2 (0.054 sq mi), it had a population density of 36/km2 (92/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-06-27.
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 20.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "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.

Coordinates: 51°27′32″N 113°25′51″W / 51.45889°N 113.43083°W / 51.45889; -113.43083 (Bircham)