County of Vermilion River
|County of Vermilion River|
|Census division||No. 10|
|• Reeve||Dale Swyripa|
|• Governing body|
|• CAO||Rhonda King|
|• Office location||Kitscoty|
|• Land||5,519.75 km2 (2,131.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||1.5/km2 (4/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
The County of Vermilion River is a municipal district located in the eastern part of central Alberta, Canada in Census Division #10. The municipal district was formerly named the County of Vermilion River No. 24 prior to an official name change that became effective on September 13, 2006.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Vermilion River recorded a population of 8,267 living in 2,981 of its 3,268 total private dwellings, a 4.6% change from its 2011 population of 7,905. With a land area of 5,519.75 km2 (2,131.19 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.5/km2 (3.9/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, the County of Vermilion River had a population of 7,905 living in 2,801 of its 3,008 total dwellings, a 5.9% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 7,462. With a land area of 5,518.18 km2 (2,130.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.4/km2 (3.7/sq mi) in 2011.
Communities and localities
Several golf courses are located in the county, among them Lloydminster Golf and Country Club, Lea Park Golf Club, Rolling Green Fairways Golf Course & Campground, Paradise Valley Golf Course and Vermilion Golf Course.
The Vermilion Heritage Museum is located in the town of Vermilion. Other museums include Climbing Through Time Museum in Paradise Valley, Dewberry Valley Museum in Dewberry and Morrison Museum of the Country School in Islay.
The Lea Park Professional Rodeo is held every yer in June.
Other recreational activities are hiking in the Vermilion Provincial Park and Nothing Barred Ranch (cross-country skiing in winter), fishing for rainbow trout at the Vermilion Provincial Park Trout Pond or pike and perch at Raft Lake.
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- Vermilion Heritage Museum Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine.