Holden, Alberta

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Holden
Village
Village of Holden
Main street
Main street
Motto: 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
Region Central Alberta
Census Division No. 10
Municipal district Beaver County
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village April 14, 1909
Government[2]
 • Mayor Mark Giebelhaus
 • Governing body Holden Village Council
 • CAO Katherine Whiteside
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 1.74 km2 (0.67 sq mi)
Elevation 686 m (2,251 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 350
 • Density 200.9/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Postal Code T0B 2C0
Area code(s) 780
Highways 14
855
Waterways Creeks in the area form the head of Vermilion River
Website Official 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]

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