Cluny, Alberta

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Cluny
Hamlet
Cluny, Alberta is located in Alberta
Cluny, Alberta
Location of Cluny in Alberta
Coordinates: 50°50′11″N 112°52′00″W / 50.83649°N 112.86667°W / 50.83649; -112.86667Coordinates: 50°50′11″N 112°52′00″W / 50.83649°N 112.86667°W / 50.83649; -112.86667
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 5
Municipal district Wheatland County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Reeve Glenn Koester
 • Governing body
Area[1]
 • Land 0.69 km2 (0.27 sq mi)
Elevation 877 m (2,877 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 70
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

Cluny is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Wheatland County.[2] It is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) south of Highway 1 on a Canadian Pacific Railway line and Highway 843, approximately 87 kilometres (54 mi) southeast of Calgary. It has an elevation of 570 metres (1,870 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 5 and in the federal riding of Crowfoot.

The hamlet takes its name from the Parish of Cluny in Scotland.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Cluny recorded a population of 70 living in 32 of its 41 total private dwellings, a change of 16.7% from its 2011 population of 60. With a land area of 0.69 km2 (0.27 sq mi), it had a population density of 101.4/km2 (262.8/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Cluny had a population of 60 living in 30 of its 41 total dwellings, a 0% change from its 2006 population of 60. With a land area of 0.58 km2 (0.22 sq mi), it had a population density of 103/km2 (268/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

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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. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-07-08.
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 35.
  4. ^ "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.