Conklin, Alberta

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Conklin
Hamlet
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
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Melissa Blake
 • Governing body
Area[1]
 • 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 hamlet has the name of John Conklin, a railroad employee.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Conklin recorded a population of 185 living in 71 of its 112 total private dwellings, a change of −12.3% from its 2011 population of 211. With a land area of 16.32 km2 (6.30 sq mi), it had a population density of 11.3/km2 (29.4/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

The population of Conklin in 2012 was 318 according to a municipal census conducted by the R.M of Wood Buffalo.[5]

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]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "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. 
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-10. 
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 37. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Municipal Census 2012: Count Yourself In!" (PDF). Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. p. 24. Retrieved January 26, 2013.