County of Grande Prairie No. 1

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Grande Prairie No. 1
County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Boundary sign
Boundary sign
Official logo of Grande Prairie No. 1
Nickname(s): 
Alberta's First County
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Planning regionUpper Peace
Established1943
Incorporated1951
Government
 • ReeveLeanne Beaupre
 • Governing body
 • AdministratorJoulia Whittleton
 • Office locationClairmont
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land5,802.21 km2 (2,240.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total22,303
 • Density3.8/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Websitecountygp.ab.ca

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta, Canada in Census Division No. 19.

It is bounded on the south by the Wapiti River, on the east by the Smoky River and on the west by the province of British Columbia.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 recorded a population of 22,303 living in 7,684 of its 8,291 total private dwellings, a 13.1% change from its 2011 population of 19,724. With a land area of 5,802.21 km2 (2,240.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.8/km2 (10.0/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 conducted its own municipal census in 2012, which resulted in an estimated population of 21,157,[10] a 17.6% increase over its 2006 municipal census population of 17,989.[11]

In the 2011 Census, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had a population of 20,347 living in 7,195 of its 7,620 total dwellings, a 13.5% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 17,929. With a land area of 5,862.74 km2 (2,263.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.5/km2 (9.0/sq mi) in 2011.[12]

Communities and localities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "Table 6: Population by sex, for census subdivisions, 1956 and 1951". Census of Canada, 1956. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1958.
  4. ^ "Table 9: Population by census subdivisions, 1966 by sex, and 1961". 1966 Census of Canada. Western Provinces. Population: Divisions and Subdivisions. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1967.
  5. ^ "Table 3: Population for census divisions and subdivisions, 1971 and 1976". 1976 Census of Canada. Census Divisions and Subdivisions, Western Provinces and the Territories. Population: Geographic Distributions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1977.
  6. ^ "Table 2: Census Subdivisions in Alphabetical Order, Showing Population Rank, Canada, 1981". 1981 Census of Canada. Census subdivisions in decreasing population order. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1982. ISBN 0-660-51563-6.
  7. ^ "Table 2: Population and Dwelling Counts, for Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 1986 and 1991 – 100% Data". 91 Census. Population and Dwelling Counts – Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1992. pp. 100–108. ISBN 0-660-57115-3.
  8. ^ "Population and Dwelling Counts, for Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Census Divisions, 2001 and 1996 Censuses – 100% Data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  9. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. January 6, 2010. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  10. ^ "County Releases Population Estimates" (PDF). County of Grande Prairie No. 1. November 5, 2012. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
  11. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-12.
  12. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  13. ^ "Grande Prairie, City (Census Subdivision), Alberta". Statistics Canada. 2012-06-20. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  14. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  15. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4819006 - Grande Prairie County No. 1, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Archived from the original on 2013-05-25. Retrieved 2012-08-11.

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