Itaska Beach

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Itaska Beach
Summer village
Summer Village of Itaska Beach
Itaska Beach is located in Alberta
Itaska Beach
Location of Itaska Beach in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°04′17″N 114°04′41″W / 53.07130°N 114.078°W / 53.07130; -114.078Coordinates: 53°04′17″N 114°04′41″W / 53.07130°N 114.078°W / 53.07130; -114.078
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Edmonton Capital Region
Census division No. 11
Government
 • Type Municipal incorporation
 • Mayor Ralph Johnston
 • Governing body Itaska Beach Summer Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 0.28 km2 (0.11 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 20
 • Density 70.8/km2 (183/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 79
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Official website

Itaska Beach is a summer village in Alberta, Canada. It is located on the northwest shore of Pigeon Lake, west of Wetaskiwin.

The name derives from ispâskweyâw (ᐃᐢᐹᐢᑫᐧᔮᐤ),[2] the Cree words for "high trees on the edge of woods".[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Summer Village of Itaska Beach had a population of 20 living in 12 of its 79 total dwellings, a -42.9% change from its 2006 population of 35. With a land area of 0.28 km2 (0.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 71.4/km2 (185.0/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In 2006, Itaska Beach had a population of 35 living in 70 dwellings, a 250.0% increase from 2001. The summer village has a land area of 0.28 km2 (0.11 sq mi) and a population density of 124.0/km2 (321/sq mi).[4]

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