Girouxville

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Girouxville
Village of Girouxville
Girouxville Museum
Girouxville Museum
Location in M.D. of Smoky River
Location in M.D. of Smoky River
Girouxville is located in Alberta
Girouxville
Girouxville
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°45′14″N 117°20′19″W / 55.75389°N 117.33861°W / 55.75389; -117.33861
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Planning regionUpper Peace
Municipal districtSmoky River
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 31, 1951
Government
 • MayorAlain Dion
 • Governing bodyGirouxville Village Council
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land0.67 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
Elevation
570 m (1,870 ft)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total219
 • Density325.1/km2 (842/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
HighwaysHighway 49
WaterwayHunting Creek
Websitehttps://www.girouxville.ca

Girouxville /ɪˈrvɪl/ is a village in northern Alberta, Canada, located 58 kilometres (36 mi) south of the town of Peace River.

History[edit]

The community has the name of the local Giroux family.[3] In 1951, Girouxville was incorporated as a village.[4]

Demographics[edit]

The population of the Village of Girouxville according to its 2017 municipal census is 289.[12]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Girouxville recorded a population of 219 living in 107 of its 130 total private dwellings, a -17.7% change from its 2011 population of 266. With a land area of 0.67 km2 (0.26 sq mi), it had a population density of 326.9/km2 (846.6/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Girouxville had a population of 266 living in 129 of its 147 total dwellings, a -5.7% change from its 2006 population of 282. With a land area of 0.58 km2 (0.22 sq mi), it had a population density of 458.6/km2 (1,187.8/sq mi) in 2011.[13]

Notable people[edit]

Singer and actor Robert Goulet lived in Girouxville for a portion of his teenage years.[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Girouxville" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 316. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "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. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 57.
  4. ^ Discover The Peace Country. "Girouxville - Community Profile".
  5. ^ "Table 6: Population by sex, for census subdivisions, 1956 and 1951". Census of Canada, 1956. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1958.
  6. ^ "Table 9: Population by census subdivisions, 1966 by sex, and 1961". 1966 Census of Canada. Western Provinces. Population: Divisions and Subdivisions. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1967.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ "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.
  9. ^ "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.
  10. ^ "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.
  11. ^ "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.
  12. ^ "2017 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-3652-2. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  13. ^ "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.
  14. ^ "Singer, actor Robert Goulet dies at 73". CBC News. 2007-10-30. Retrieved 2011-02-06.

Coordinates: 55°45′14″N 117°20′19″W / 55.75389°N 117.33861°W / 55.75389; -117.33861