Holden, Alberta

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Holden
Village
Village of Holden
Main street
Main street
Motto(s): Share the Charm of Country Living
Holden is located in Alberta
Holden
Holden
Coordinates: 53°13′59″N 112°14′6″W / 53.23306°N 112.23500°W / 53.23306; -112.23500Coordinates: 53°13′59″N 112°14′6″W / 53.23306°N 112.23500°W / 53.23306; -112.23500
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census DivisionNo. 10
Municipal districtBeaver County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageApril 14, 1909
Government[2]
 • MayorDouglas Hanson
 • Governing bodyHolden Village Council
 • CAOKatherine Whiteside
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land1.74 km2 (0.67 sq mi)
Elevation686 m (2,251 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total350
 • Density200.9/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Postal CodeT0B 2C0
Area code(s)780
Highways14
855
WaterwaysCreeks in the area form the head of Vermilion River
WebsiteOfficial website

Holden is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located south of Vegreville. The village is named after former Alberta MLA James Holden.

The cenotaph in the middle of main street

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Holden recorded a population of 350 living in 146 of its 167 total private dwellings, a change of −8.1% from its 2011 population of 381. With a land area of 1.74 km2 (0.67 sq mi), it had a population density of 201.1/km2 (521.0/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Holden had a population of 381 living in 182 of its 213 total dwellings, a change of -4.3% from its 2006 population of 398. With a land area of 1.7 km2 (0.66 sq mi), it had a population density of 224.1/km2 (580.5/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Holden" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 372. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 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. ^ "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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