County of Grande Prairie No. 1

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County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Municipal district
Boundary sign
Boundary sign
Official logo of County of Grande Prairie No. 1
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Nickname(s): Alberta's First County
County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is located in Alberta
County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Location of the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°16′0″N 118°47′0″W / 55.26667°N 118.78333°W / 55.26667; -118.78333Coordinates: 55°16′0″N 118°47′0″W / 55.26667°N 118.78333°W / 55.26667; -118.78333
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 19
Established 1943
Incorporated 1951
Government[1]
 • Reeve Leanne Beaupre
 • Governing body
 • Administrator Bill Rogan
 • Office location Clairmont
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 5,802.21 km2 (2,240.25 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 22,303
 • Density 3.8/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website countygp.ab.ca

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta, Canada in Census Division No. 19.

It is bounded on the south by the Wapiti River, on the east by the Smoky River and on the west by the province of British Columbia.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 recorded a population of 22,303 living in 7,684 of its 8,291 total private dwellings, a 13.1% change from its 2011 population of 19,724. With a land area of 5,802.21 km2 (2,240.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.8/km2 (10.0/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 conducted its own municipal census in 2012, which resulted in an estimated population of 21,157,[3] a 17.6% increase over its 2006 municipal census population of 17,989.[4]

In the 2011 Census, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had a population of 20,347 living in 7,195 of its 7,620 total dwellings, a 13.5% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 17,929. With a land area of 5,862.74 km2 (2,263.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.5/km2 (9.0/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

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