Carbondale, Alberta

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Carbondale
Carbondale is located in Alberta
Carbondale
Carbondale
Location of Carbondale
Carbondale is located in Canada
Carbondale
Carbondale
Carbondale (Canada)
Coordinates: 53°44′47″N 113°31′37″W / 53.74639°N 113.52694°W / 53.74639; -113.52694Coordinates: 53°44′47″N 113°31′37″W / 53.74639°N 113.52694°W / 53.74639; -113.52694
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionEdmonton Metropolitan Region
Census division11
Municipal districtSturgeon County
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Governing bodySturgeon County Council
Area
 • Land1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total75
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Area code(s)780, 587, 825

Carbondale is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Sturgeon County.[2] It is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of Highway 28, approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north of Edmonton's city limits.

Carbondale was so named on account of coal mines near the original town site; coal is a carbon-based fuel.[3]

Carbondale is the original site of Carbondale Rail Station (1913-1959).[4]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Carbondale recorded a population of 75 living in 32 of its 38 total private dwellings, a change of -12.8% from its 2011 population of 86. With a land area of 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 67.0/km2 (173.4/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Carbondale had a population of 86 living in 35 of its 40 total dwellings, a 43.3% change from its 2006 population of 60. With a land area of 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 77.5/km2 (200.7/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "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.
  2. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 6, 2021. Retrieved September 29, 2021.
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 30.
  4. ^ "Carbondale resident uncovers historic tragedy in backyard".
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2012.

5. https://www.stalberttoday.ca/local-news/carbondale-resident-uncovers-historic-tragedy-in-backyard-1852026