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 100 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.[9]

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.[10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 46.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-19. Retrieved 2011-06-08.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Table 3: Population for census divisions and subdivisions, 1971 and 1976". 1976 Census of Canada. Census Divisions and Subdivisions, Western Provinces and the Territories. Population: Geographic Distributions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1977.
  5. ^ "Table 2: Census Subdivisions in Alphabetical Order, Showing Population Rank, Canada, 1981". 1981 Census of Canada. Census subdivisions in decreasing population order. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1982. ISBN 0-660-51563-6.
  6. ^ "Table 2: Population and Dwelling Counts, for Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 1986 and 1991 – 100% Data". 91 Census. Population and Dwelling Counts – Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1992. pp. 100–108. ISBN 0-660-57115-3.
  7. ^ "Population and Dwelling Counts, for Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Census Divisions, 2001 and 1996 Censuses – 100% Data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  8. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. January 6, 2010. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  9. ^ a b "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.
  10. ^ "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)