Delburne

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Delburne
Village
Village of Delburne
Motto(s): Proud history, bright future.
Delburne is located in Alberta
Delburne
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°12′03.1″N 113°14′01.1″W / 52.200861°N 113.233639°W / 52.200861; -113.233639Coordinates: 52°12′03.1″N 113°14′01.1″W / 52.200861°N 113.233639°W / 52.200861; -113.233639
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division8
Municipal districtRed Deer County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageJanuary 17, 1913
Government
 • MayorRay Reckseidler
 • Governing bodyDelburne Village Council
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land3.98 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Elevation865 m (2,838 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total892
 • Density224/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Postal codeT0M 0V0
HighwaysHighway 21
WaterwayDelburne Lakes
WebsiteOfficial website

Delburne /ˈdɛlbərn/ is a village in the central region of Alberta east of Red Deer.

Named for Delia Mewburn, sister of pioneer physician F.H. Mewburn. Delburne is a quaint agricultural community located in the centre of Alberta's scenic Parkland region. The village is accentuated by its tree lined streets and murals depicting historical events on the sides of buildings. Downtown Delburne maintains a historical charm.

Delburne amenities include a nine-hole golf and country club, a campground, several coffee shops/restaurants, and sporting facilities such as a curling rink, hockey rink, baseball diamond and an equestrian centre. The village also has a school, library, bank/credit union, post office, laundromat, grocery stores, gas station and other basic services.

Delburne offers visitors a glance into its past at the Anthony Henday Museum, which offers guided tours.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Delburne recorded a population of 892 living in 380 of its 394 total private dwellings, a 7.5% change from its 2011 population of 830. With a land area of 3.98 km2 (1.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 224.1/km2 (580.5/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Delburne had a population of 830 living in 348 of its 373 total dwellings, a 8.5% change from its 2006 population of 765. With a land area of 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi), it had a population density of 211.7/km2 (548.4/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Delburne" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 14, 2016. p. 218. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "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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