Kneehill County

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Kneehill County
Municipal district
Official logo of Kneehill County
Major communities
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Planning regionRed Deer
Established1944
Incorporated1998
Government
 • ReeveJerry F. Wittstock
 • Governing bodyKneehill County Council
 • Office locationThree Hills
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land3,381.02 km2 (1,305.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total5,001
 • Density1.5/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Websitekneehillcounty.com

Kneehill County is a municipal district situated in Division No. 5, Alberta, central Alberta.

The presence of oil and natural gas in the region has attracted some industry.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Kneehill County recorded a population of 5,001 living in 1,722 of its 1,859 total private dwellings, a 1.6% change from its 2011 population of 4,921. With a land area of 3,381.02 km2 (1,305.42 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.5/km2 (3.8/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, Kneehill County had a population of 4,921 living in 1,670 of its 1,817 total dwellings, a -5.7% change from its 2006 population of 5,218. With a land area of 3,380.04 km2 (1,305.04 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.5/km2 (3.8/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

Communities and localities[edit]

See also[edit]

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. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4805041 - Kneehill County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11.

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Coordinates: 51°42′26″N 113°15′52″W / 51.70722°N 113.26444°W / 51.70722; -113.26444