Eaglesham, Alberta

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Eaglesham is located in Alberta
Eaglesham
Eaglesham
Location of Eaglesham Alberta

Eaglesham is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within Birch Hills County,[1] located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of Highway 49, approximately 89 kilometres (55 mi) northeast of Grande Prairie.

The hamlet takes its name from Eaglesham, in Scotland.[2]

Eaglesham is primarily a farming community, with farms for hundreds of miles in radius. Eaglesham also has a small K-12 school with 150 students.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Eaglesham recorded a population of 93 living in 50 of its 60 total private dwellings, a change of −21.8% from its 2011 population of 119. With a land area of 0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 110.7/km2 (286.7/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Eaglesham had a population of 119 living in 55 of its 57 total dwellings, a 6.3% change from its 2006 population of 112. With a land area of 0.8 km2 (0.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 149/km2 (385/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 46.
  3. ^ http://www2.pwsd76.ab.ca/eagleshamschool/
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.

Coordinates: 55°46′57″N 117°53′00″W / 55.78250°N 117.88333°W / 55.78250; -117.88333 (Eaglesham)