Chauvin, Alberta

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Chauvin
Village
Village of Chauvin
Chauvin, Alberta is located in Alberta
Chauvin, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°41′52.1″N 110°08′27.4″W / 52.697806°N 110.140944°W / 52.697806; -110.140944Coordinates: 52°41′52.1″N 110°08′27.4″W / 52.697806°N 110.140944°W / 52.697806; -110.140944
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division7
Municipal districtMunicipal District of Wainwright No. 61
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 30, 1912
Government[2]
 • MayorJack Goodall
 • Governing bodyChauvin Village Council
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land2.24 km2 (0.86 sq mi)
Elevation625 m (2,051 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total335
 • Density149.2/km2 (386/sq mi)
 • Municipal census (2016)345[4]
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
HighwaysHighway 17
WebsiteOfficial website

Chauvin is a village in east central Alberta, Canada. It is located 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of Wainwright, and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of the Saskatchewan border. It is also the home of Susie the Softball, the world's largest softball.

History[edit]

Chauvin started as a railroad siding in 1908. It was incorporated as a village in 1912.[5] The village has the name of George Von Chauvin, a railroad official.[6]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Chauvin recorded a population of 335 living in 145 of its 156 total private dwellings, a 0.3% change from its 2011 population of 334. With a land area of 2.24 km2 (0.86 sq mi), it had a population density of 149.6/km2 (387.3/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

The population of the Village of Chauvin according to its 2016 municipal census is 345,[4] a 1.5% change from its 2011 municipal census population of 340.[7]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Chauvin had a population of 334 living in 144 of its 151 total dwellings, an 8.4% change from its 2006 population of 308. With a land area of 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 144.0/km2 (372.9/sq mi) in 2011.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Chauvin" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 14, 2016. p. 155. 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. ^ a b "2016 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-3127-5. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  5. ^ Chauvin, Ribstone and Districts History Book Committee (1982). Across the Years. Alberta: Inter-Collegiate Press. p. 22.
  6. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 32.
  7. ^ "2015 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-2630-1. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  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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