Hoadley, Alberta

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Hoadley is located in Alberta
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Location of Hoadley Alberta

Hoadley is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Ponoka County.[1] It is located on Highway 20, approximately 69 kilometres (43 mi) west of Wetaskiwin.

History[edit]

The community name was established as a watering stop on the now defunct Lacombe and Blindman Valley Electric Railway built in 1917-19. It was named after George Hoadley Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1909-1930. [2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-07-03. 
  2. ^ Mardon, Ernest G; Austin (2010). Community names of Alberta. p. 181. 

Coordinates: 52°50′49″N 114°22′21″W / 52.84694°N 114.37250°W / 52.84694; -114.37250 (Hoadley)