Itaska Beach

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Itaska Beach
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
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionEdmonton Capital Region
Census divisionNo. 11
Government
 • TypeMunicipal incorporation
 • MayorRex Nielsen
 • Governing bodyItaska Beach Summer Village Council
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land0.29 km2 (0.11 sq mi)
Population
(2016)[2]
 • Total23
 • Density78.7/km2 (204/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
WebsiteOfficial 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),[3] the Cree words for "high trees on the edge of woods".[4]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Summer Village of Itaska Beach recorded a population of 23 living in 10 of its 78 total private dwellings, a 15% change from its 2011 population of 20. With a land area of 0.29 km2 (0.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 79.3/km2 (205.4/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

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.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Cree Dictionary. "Ispâskweyâw". Retrieved 2010-03-17.
  4. ^ ePodunk. "Itaska Beach". Retrieved 2010-03-17.
  5. ^ "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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