Cremona, Alberta

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Cremona
Village
Village of Cremona
Motto(s): Village with promise
Cremona, Alberta is located in Alberta
Cremona, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°32′40.8″N 114°29′31.8″W / 51.544667°N 114.492167°W / 51.544667; -114.492167
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 6
Municipal district Mountain View County
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village January 1, 1955
Government[2]
 • Mayor Timothy Hagen
 • Governing body Cremona Village Council
 • MP Blake Richards, Wild Rose
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 1.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Elevation 1,175 m (3,855 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 444
 • Density 228.6/km2 (592/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0M 0R0
Highways Highway 22
Website Official website

Cremona /krəˈmnə/ is a village in Southern Alberta, Canada. It is located north of Cochrane and west of Carstairs, along the Cowboy Trail (Highway 22). It is likely named for Cremona, Italy. [4][self-published source?]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Cremona recorded a population of 444 living in 189 of its 204 total private dwellings, a −2.8% change from its 2011 population of 457. With a land area of 1.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi), it had a population density of 228.9/km2 (592.8/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Cremona had a population of 457 living in 199 of its 213 total dwellings, a -1.3% change from its 2006 population of 463. With a land area of 1.71 km2 (0.66 sq mi), it had a population density of 267.3/km2 (692.2/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

Education[edit]

Cremona School is a K-12 school within the Chinook's Edge School Division. The school population is currently 390 students.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Cremona" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 14, 2016. p. 204. Retrieved October 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c "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. 
  4. ^ Marden, Ernest G.; Marden, Austin (2010). Community Place Names of Alberta. Lulu.com. ISBN 189747217X. Retrieved 1 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "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. 

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Coordinates: 51°32′41″N 114°29′32″W / 51.54472°N 114.49222°W / 51.54472; -114.49222 (Cremona)