Hanna, Alberta

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Hanna
Town
Town of Hanna
Hanna is located in Alberta
Hanna
Hanna
Location of Hanna in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°38′18″N 111°56′31″W / 51.63833°N 111.94194°W / 51.63833; -111.94194Coordinates: 51°38′18″N 111°56′31″W / 51.63833°N 111.94194°W / 51.63833; -111.94194
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division4
Special AreaNo. 2
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 31, 1912
 • TownApril 14, 1914
Government
 • MayorChris Warwick
 • Governing bodyHanna Town Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land8.81 km2 (3.40 sq mi)
Elevation785 m (2,575 ft)
Population
(2016)[3]
 • Total2,559
 • Density290.6/km2 (753/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Postal code span
HighwayHighway 9
WebsiteOfficial website

Hanna is a town in east-central Alberta, Canada, birthplace of Hall of Famer Lanny McDonald, and home to the members of the rock band Nickelback.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Hanna recorded a population of 2,559 living in 1,149 of its 1,246 total private dwellings, a −4.3% change from its 2011 population of 2,673. With a land area of 8.81 km2 (3.40 sq mi), it had a population density of 290.5/km2 (752.3/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Hanna had a population of 2,673 living in 1,208 of its 1,317 total dwellings, a -6.1% change from its 2006 population of 2,847. With a land area of 8.56 km2 (3.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 312.3/km2 (808.8/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

Economy[edit]

The town's main industries are agriculture, oil production, power generation, tourism, and coal mining. It is the centre of a large trading area called Short Grass County and is the home of approximately 200 businesses.[citation needed]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the town is Chris Warwick.[2]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Town of Hanna" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. p. 295. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2017-09-22. Retrieved 2017-09-25.
  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. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF) (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "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.

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