Janvier South

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Janvier South is located in Alberta
Janvier South
Janvier South
Location of Janvier South Alberta

Janvier South or Janvier is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Regional Municipality (R.M.) of Wood Buffalo.[1] The hamlet's official name is Janvier South according to Alberta Municipal Affairs.[2] However, it is more commonly known and referred to as Janvier by the R.M. of Wood Buffalo and its residents.[3] It is further alternately known as Chard.[3] The latter name is after A. Chard, a transportation official.[4]

Janvier South (a.k.a. Janvier or Chard) is located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of Highway 881, approximately 94 kilometres (58 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray and 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of the Saskatchewan border.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Janvier South recorded a population of 100 living in 41 of its 60 total private dwellings, a change of −3.8% from its 2011 population of 104. With a land area of 5.06 km2 (1.95 sq mi), it had a population density of 19.8/km2 (51.2/sq mi) in 2016.[5]

The population of Janvier in 2012 was 171 according to a municipal census conducted by the R.M of Wood Buffalo.[6]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Janvier South had a population of 104 living in 41 of its 55 total dwellings, compared to its reported 2006 population of 0. With a land area of 5.12 km2 (1.98 sq mi), it had a population density of 20.31/km2 (52.61/sq mi) in 2011.[7]

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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 2010-07-10.
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-20). "Communities Within Specialized and Rural Municipalities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-01-12.
  3. ^ a b R.M. of Wood Buffalo. "Community of Janvier". Archived from the original on March 17, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2010.
  4. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 32.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  6. ^ "Municipal Census 2012: Count Yourself In!" (PDF). Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. p. 24. Retrieved January 26, 2013.
  7. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.

Coordinates: 55°50′42″N 110°54′15″W / 55.84500°N 110.90417°W / 55.84500; -110.90417 (Janvier South)