Girouxville

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Girouxville
Village
Village of Girouxville
Girouxville is located in Alberta
Girouxville
Girouxville
Coordinates: 55°45′14″N 117°20′19″W / 55.75389°N 117.33861°W / 55.75389; -117.33861
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census division19
Municipal districtMunicipal District of Smoky River No. 130
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 31, 1951
Government
 • MayorAlain Dion
 • Governing bodyGirouxville Village Council
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land0.67 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
Elevation570 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 /ˈʒɪrʊvɪl/[dubious ] 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.[5]

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.[6]

Notable people[edit]

Singer and actor Robert Goulet lived in Girouxville for a portion of his teenage years.[7]

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 "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. ^ "2017 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-3652-2. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  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. ^ "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