|Town of Hanna|
Location in Special Area No. 2
|Special Area||No. 2|
|• Village||December 31, 1912|
|• Town||April 14, 1914|
|• Mayor||Chris Warwick|
|• Governing body||Hanna Town Council|
|• Land||8.81 km2 (3.40 sq mi)|
|Elevation||785 m (2,575 ft)|
|• Density||290.6/km2 (753/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|Postal code span|
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.
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.
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.
The mayor of the town is Chris Warwick.
- Shirley McClellan, former provincial politician
- Lanny McDonald, former professional hockey player and member of the NHL Hall of Fame
- Chad Kroeger, Mike Kroeger, and Ryan Peake members of the rock band Nickelback
- Blake Nill, former professional football player
- Jim Nill, former professional hockey player
- Milt Pahl, former provincial politician
- Marjorie Willison, author and radio personality
- Dave Ruhl, former professional wrestler
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