Boyle, Alberta

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Boyle
Village
Village of Boyle
Boyle, Alberta is located in Alberta
Boyle, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°35′14.7″N 112°48′12.1″W / 54.587417°N 112.803361°W / 54.587417; -112.803361Coordinates: 54°35′14.7″N 112°48′12.1″W / 54.587417°N 112.803361°W / 54.587417; -112.803361
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Athabasca County
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village December 31, 1953
Government[2]
 • Mayor Bob Clark
 • Governing body Boyle Village Council
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 7.13 km2 (2.75 sq mi)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 845
 • Density 118.5/km2 (307/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 63
Highway 663
Highway 831
Waterways Flat Lake, Long Lake, Skeleton Lake
Website Official website

Boyle is a village in northern Alberta, Canada within Athabasca County. It is located on Highway 63, approximately 163 kilometres (101 mi) north of Edmonton.

Boyle is named after former Alberta Minister of Education Justice John R. Boyle (1871–1936) and founded in 1916.[4][5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Boyle recorded a population of 845 living in 357 of its 464 total private dwellings, a −7.8% change from its 2011 population of 916. With a land area of 7.13 km2 (2.75 sq mi), it had a population density of 118.5/km2 (306.9/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

The population of the Village of Boyle according to its 2014 municipal census is 948,[6] a 3.3% change from its 2009 municipal census population of 918.[7]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Boyle had a population of 916 living in 388 of its 479 total dwellings, a 7.3% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 854. With a land area of 7.28 km2 (2.81 sq mi), it had a population density of 125.8/km2 (325.9/sq mi) in 2011.[8]

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Boyle" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 14, 2016. p. 106. Retrieved October 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 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. ^ Boyle and District Historical Society (1982). Forests, furrows and faith : a history of Boyle and districts. Boyle. p. 13. 
  5. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 24. 
  6. ^ "Unofficial Boyle Census Results In". The River 94.1 FM. August 7, 2014. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 15, 2009. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012. 

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