Cereal, Alberta

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Cereal
Village
Village of Cereal
Cereal, Alberta is located in Alberta
Cereal, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°24′56.1″N 110°47′59.5″W / 51.415583°N 110.799861°W / 51.415583; -110.799861Coordinates: 51°24′56.1″N 110°47′59.5″W / 51.415583°N 110.799861°W / 51.415583; -110.799861
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 4
Special Area No. 3
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village August 19, 1914
Government[2]
 • Mayor Tami Olds
 • Governing body Cereal Village Council
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 0.79 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Elevation 765 m (2,510 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 111
 • Density 140.9/km2 (365/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 9
Highway 886

Cereal is a village in central Alberta east of Drumheller. It was named after the post office that was established in the area in 1910.[4] The name alludes to grain fields near the town site.[5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Cereal recorded a population of 111 living in 59 of its 63 total private dwellings, a −17.2% change from its 2011 population of 134. With a land area of 0.79 km2 (0.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 140.5/km2 (363.9/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Cereal had a population of 134 living in 71 of its 79 total dwellings, a 6.3% change from its 2006 population of 126. With a land area of 0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi), it had a population density of 141.1/km2 (365.3/sq mi) in 2011.[6]

In 2006, Cereal had a population of 126 living in 68 dwellings, a 32.6% decrease from 2001. The Village has a land area of 0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi) and a population density of 133.2/km2 (345/sq mi).[7]

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