Dewberry, Alberta

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Dewberry
Village
Village of Dewberry
Dewberry, Alberta is located in Alberta
Dewberry, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°35′09.4″N 110°31′16.2″W / 53.585944°N 110.521167°W / 53.585944; -110.521167Coordinates: 53°35′09.4″N 110°31′16.2″W / 53.585944°N 110.521167°W / 53.585944; -110.521167
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 10
Municipal district County of Vermilion River
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village January 1, 1957
Government[2]
 • Mayor Ken Haney
 • Governing body Dewberry Village Council
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 0.82 km2 (0.32 sq mi)
Elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 186
 • Density 226.3/km2 (586/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Highways Highway 45
Website Official website

Dewberry is a village in central Alberta north of Vermilion. The village was so named on account of dewberries near the original town site.[4] Its first school opened in 1930.[5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Dewberry recorded a population of 186 living in 90 of its 104 total private dwellings, a −7.5% change from its 2011 population of 201. With a land area of 0.82 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 226.8/km2 (587.5/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Dewberry had a population of 201 living in 87 of its 106 total dwellings, a 2.6% change from its 2006 population of 196. With a land area of 0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 239.3/km2 (619.7/sq mi) in 2011.[6]

The population of the Village of Dewberry according to its 2010 municipal census is 219,[7] a 5.2% decrease from its 2008 municipal census population of 231.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Dewberry" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 14, 2016. p. 232. Retrieved October 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. August 25, 2017. Retrieved August 28, 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. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 42. 
  5. ^ Ronaghan, Allen (1973). Earnest-Minded Men : an account of local government in the County of Vermilion River. Kitscoty, Alberta: County of Vermilion River. p. 96. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "2010 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  8. ^ "2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 15, 2009. Retrieved September 14, 2010. 

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