Bon Accord, Alberta

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Bon Accord
Town
Town of Bon Accord
Flag of Bon Accord
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Bon Accord is located in Alberta
Bon Accord
Bon Accord
Location of Bon Accord in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°49′58″N 113°25′08″W / 53.83278°N 113.41889°W / 53.83278; -113.41889
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Edmonton Capital Region
Census division 11
Municipal district Sturgeon County
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village January 1, 1964
 • Town November 20, 1979
Government[2]
 • Mayor Randy Boyd
 • Governing body Bon Accord Town Council
Area (2011)[3]
 • Total 2.11 km2 (0.81 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 625 m (2,051 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,488
 • Density 706.2/km2 (1,829/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Area code(s) +1-780
Highways Highway 28
Website Official website

Bon Accord is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located 40 km (25 mi) north of downtown Edmonton on Highway 28. The International Dark-Sky Association designated Bon Accord an International Dark Sky Community in August 2015 in recognition of the town's implementation of initiatives to preserve and enhance dark night skies over the community.[5] It was the first community in Canada and eleventh in the world to earn this designation.[6]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Bon Accord had a population of 1,488 living in 541 of its 569 total dwellings, a -3% change from its 2006 population of 1,534. With a land area of 2.11 km2 (0.81 sq mi), it had a population density of 705.2/km2 (1,826.5/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

In 2006, Bon Accord had a population of 1,534 living in 500 dwellings, a 0.1% increase from 2001. The town has a land area of 2.11 km2 (0.81 sq mi) and a population density of 728.0/km2 (1,886/sq mi).[7]

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Coordinates: 53°49′58″N 113°25′08″W / 53.83278°N 113.41889°W / 53.83278; -113.41889 (Bon Accord)