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
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 19
Municipal district Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village December 31, 1951
Government
 • Mayor Carmen Ewing
 • Governing body Girouxville Village Council
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 0.67 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
Elevation 570 m (1,870 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 219
 • Density 325.1/km2 (842/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 49
Waterway Hunting Creek

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]

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.[5]

According to the 2006 census:

  • population of 282 living in 139 dwellings, a 7.8% decrease from 2001.
  • land area of 0.58 km2 (0.22 sq mi)
  • population density of 489.0/km2 (1,267/sq mi).[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]

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