Conklin, Alberta

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Conklin, Alberta is located in Alberta
Conklin, Alberta
Location of Conklin in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°37′52″N 111°04′44″W / 55.6311°N 111.0789°W / 55.6311; -111.0789Coordinates: 55°37′52″N 111°04′44″W / 55.6311°N 111.0789°W / 55.6311; -111.0789
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 16
Specialized municipality R.M. of Wood Buffalo
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Melissa Blake
 • Governing body
 • Total 15.35 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Elevation 575 m (1,886 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 211
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 86
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Conklin is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Regional Municipality (R.M.) of Wood Buffalo.[2] It is located on Highway 881 between Fort McMurray and Lac La Biche. It has an elevation of 575 metres (1,886 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 16 and in the federal riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca.


The population of Conklin in 2012 was 318 according to a municipal census conducted by the R.M of Wood Buffalo.[3]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Conklin had a population of 211 living in 66 of its 86 total dwellings, a 6% change from its 2006 population of 199. With a land area of 15.35 km2 (5.93 sq mi), it had a population density of 13.75/km2 (35.60/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

As of 2006, Conklin had a total population of 199 living in 60 dwellings. With a land area of 15.35 km2 (5.93 sq mi), it has a population density of 13.0/km2 (34/sq mi).[4]

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