Glendon, Alberta

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Glendon
Village
Village of Glendon
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Glendon is located in Alberta
Glendon
Glendon
Coordinates: 54°14′54″N 111°09′13″W / 54.24833°N 111.15361°W / 54.24833; -111.15361Coordinates: 54°14′54″N 111°09′13″W / 54.24833°N 111.15361°W / 54.24833; -111.15361
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 12
Municipal district M.D of Bonnyville No. 87
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village January 1, 1956
Government[2]
 • Mayor Laura Papirny
 • Governing body Glendon Village Council
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 1.99 km2 (0.77 sq mi)
Elevation 587 m (1,926 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 493
 • Density 247.3/km2 (641/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 882
Highway 660
Website Official website

Glendon is a village in northern Alberta north of St. Paul. The community has the maiden name of an early postmaster's mother.[4]

In 1993, the town unveiled its roadside tribute to the perogy. Their "Giant Perogy," complete with fork, is 7.6 m (24.9 ft) in height.[5] It is one of the Giants of the Prairies.[6] Next to the roadside attraction is the Perogy Cafe, which serves "Ukrainian and Chinese Perogies". Glendon is home to former NHLer Stan Smyl.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Glendon recorded a population of 493 living in 208 of its 234 total private dwellings, a 1.4% change from its 2011 population of 486. With a land area of 1.99 km2 (0.77 sq mi), it had a population density of 247.7/km2 (641.6/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Glendon had a population of 486 living in 204 of its 229 total dwellings, a 15.4% change from its 2006 population of 421. With a land area of 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 245.5/km2 (635.7/sq mi) in 2011.[7]

In its 2007 municipal census, the Village of Glendon had a population of 483.[8]

In 2006, Glendon had a population of 421 living in 185 dwellings, an 8.3% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi) and a population density of 212.3/km2 (550/sq mi).[9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Glendon" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 323. Retrieved October 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. March 3, 2017. Retrieved March 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 58. 
  5. ^ Municipal District of Bonnyville. Glendon Giant Perogy
  6. ^ Big Things. Glendon Perogy
  7. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  8. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  9. ^ Statistics Canada. "Canada 2006 Census: Glendon - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-07. 

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