Donnelly, Alberta

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Donnelly
Village
Village of Donnelly
Donnelly, Alberta is located in Alberta
Donnelly, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°43′22.2″N 117°06′16.9″W / 55.722833°N 117.104694°W / 55.722833; -117.104694Coordinates: 55°43′22.2″N 117°06′16.9″W / 55.722833°N 117.104694°W / 55.722833; -117.104694
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 19
Municipal District Smoky River No. 130
Government[1]
 • Mayor Myrna Lanctot
 • Governing body Donnelly Village Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Elevation 595 m (1,952 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 305
 • Density 239.9/km2 (621/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 2
Highway 49
Waterway Kimiwan Lake

Donnelly is a village in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130. It is located near the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 49, located approximately 65 km (40 mi) south of Peace River and 427 km (265 mi) northwest of Edmonton.

History[edit]

  • 1912: A group of 14 settlers from Grouard arrived in the Donnelly area. Marie-Anne Leblanc Gravel was first homesteader.[3]
  • 1917: Donnelly's first post office is opened.
  • 1956: Donnelly becomes a village.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Donnelly had a population of 305 living in 140 of its 166 total dwellings, a 4.1% change from its 2006 population of 293. With a land area of 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi), it had a population density of 240.2/km2 (622.0/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

The population of the Village of Donnelly according to its 2008 municipal census is 374.[4]

According to the 2006 census:

  • Population of 293 living in 135 dwellings, a -16.5% increase from 2001.
  • Land area of 1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
  • Population density of 280.9 /km2 (728 /sq mi).[5]

Transportation[edit]

Donnelly is served by the Donnelly Airport (IATA: YOETC LID: CFM4).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 18, 2014. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  3. ^ Sanderson, Kay (1999). 200 Remarkable Alberta Women. Calgary: Famous Five Foundation. p. 33. 
  4. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Donnelly - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-07.