Condor, Alberta

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Condor, Alberta is located in Alberta
Condor, Alberta
Location of Condor in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°19′35″N 114°33′19″W / 52.3264°N 114.5553°W / 52.3264; -114.5553Coordinates: 52°19′35″N 114°33′19″W / 52.3264°N 114.5553°W / 52.3264; -114.5553
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census divisionNo. 9
Municipal districtClearwater County
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • ReeveJohn Vandermeer
 • Governing body
960 m (3,150 ft)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)

Condor is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Clearwater County.[1]

The hamlet is located in census division No. 9 and in the federal riding of Wetaskiwin. In 1938, they were still negotiating for a gravel road to their community.[2]

The hamlet was named in tribute to the British Royal Navy ship HMS Condor.[3]


Statistics Canada has not recently published a population figure for Condor. However, information from Industry Canada shows that Condor's greater rural area had a total population of 1,093 living in 409 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 240.44 km2 (92.83 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi).[4]

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  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
  2. ^ Rocky Mountain House Reunion Historical Society (1977). Days Before Yesterday : History of Rocky Mountain House district. Rocky Mountain House: Rocky Mountain House Reunion Historical Society. p. 87. ISBN 0-88925-003-0.
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 37.
  4. ^ Industry Canada/Web Archive (2006-11-04). "Condor - Community demographics (2001 census)". Archived from the original on 2006-11-04. Retrieved 2010-02-07.