Chipewyan Lake is an unincorporated community in northern Alberta within the Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17. It is located on the southern shore of Chipewyan Lake approximately 110 kilometres (68 mi) north of Wabasca and 128 kilometres (80 mi) west of Fort McMurray. The community is not accessible by Alberta's provincial highway system. It is however accessible by using the Laricina Energy/Shell Canada S-4 access road.
Chipewyan Lake was placed under mandatory evacuation order on May 30, 2019, due to out-of-control wildfires in the area.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Chipewyan Lake recorded a population of 0 living in 2 of its 6 total private dwellings, a change of -100% from its 2011 population of 38. With a land area of 2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.0/km2 (0.0/sq mi) in 2016.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Chipewyan Lake had a population of 38 living in 16 of its 35 total dwellings, a -54.2% change from its 2006 population of 83. With a land area of 2.3 km2 (0.89 sq mi), it had a population density of 16.5/km2 (42.8/sq mi) in 2011.
- "Wildfires force more evacuations in remote northern Alberta communities". CBC News. 2019-05-30. Retrieved 2019-05-30.
- "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.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06.
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