Cereal, Alberta

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Cereal
Village of Cereal
Cereal, Alberta, Canada (21777647982).jpg
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
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division4
Special AreaNo. 3
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageAugust 19, 1914
Government
 • MayorTami Olds
 • Governing bodyCereal Village Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land0.79 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Elevation
765 m (2,510 ft)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total111
 • Density140.9/km2 (365/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
HighwaysHighway 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]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Cereal" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 14, 2016. p. 141. 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. ^ Cereal Women's Institute (1967). Down Cereal's Memory Trails, 1910-1967. Cereal, Alberta. p. 3.
  5. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 32.
  6. ^ "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.