Calmar, Alberta

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Calmar
Town
Town of Calmar
Calmar is located in Alberta
Calmar
Calmar
Location of Calmar in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°15′54″N 113°48′19″W / 53.26500°N 113.80528°W / 53.26500; -113.80528
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Edmonton Capital Region
Census division 11
Municipal district Leduc County
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village January 1, 1949
 • Town January 19, 1954
Government[2]
 • Mayor Wally Yachimetz
 • Governing body Calmar Town Council
 • MP Blaine Calkins (Wetaskiwin-Cons)
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 730 m (2,400 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 2,228
 • Density 476.2/km2 (1,233/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code T0C
Area code(s) +1-780
Website Official website

Calmar is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Leduc County, on Highway 39, 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest from Edmonton.

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

Calmar experiences a humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb).[5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Calmar recorded a population of 2,228 living in 842 of its 861 total private dwellings, a 13.1% change from its 2011 population of 1,970. With a land area of 4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi), it had a population density of 476.1/km2 (1,233.0/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

The population of the Town of Calmar according to its 2014 municipal census is 2,101,[7] a 3.3% change from its 2009 municipal census population of 2,033.[8]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Calmar had a population of 1,970 living in 760 of its 798 total dwellings, a 0.6% change from its 2006 population of 1,959. With a land area of 4.65 km2 (1.80 sq mi), it had a population density of 423.7/km2 (1,097.3/sq mi) in 2011.[9]

Economy[edit]

The Town of Calmar is a member of the Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association, an economic development partnership that markets Alberta's International Region[10] in proximity to the Edmonton International Airport.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Town of Calmar" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. p. 106. Retrieved October 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 26, 2017. Retrieved May 26, 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. ^ "Climatic Regions [Köppen]". Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010, accessed 07 March 2014
  7. ^ "Calmar Chronicle" (PDF) (PDF). Town of Calmar. August 2014. p. 2. Retrieved August 22, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 15, 2009. Retrieved September 14, 2010. 
  9. ^ "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. 
  10. ^ "About Us". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  11. ^ "Explore the Region". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 

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Coordinates: 53°15′N 113°47′W / 53.250°N 113.783°W / 53.250; -113.783 (Calmar)