Lac Ste. Anne County

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Lac Ste. Anne County
Municipal district
Official logo of Lac Ste. Anne County
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Lac Ste. Anne County is located in Alberta
Lac Ste. Anne County
Location of Lac Ste. Anne County in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°53′42″N 114°53′27″W / 53.89500°N 114.89083°W / 53.89500; -114.89083Coordinates: 53°53′42″N 114°53′27″W / 53.89500°N 114.89083°W / 53.89500; -114.89083
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1944
Incorporated 1965
Government[1]
 • Reeve William Hegy
 • Governing body
 • Manager Mike Primeau
 • Office location Sangudo
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 2,850.38 km2 (1,100.54 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 10,899
 • Density 3.8/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Official website

Lac Ste. Anne County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada.

It is located in Census Division 13, north west of Edmonton. Highway 43 stretches across this county. Its municipal office is located in the Hamlet of Sangudo.

The county was named after Lac Ste. Anne, which in turn was named for Saint Anne.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Lac Ste. Anne County recorded a population of 10,899 living in 4,346 of its 5,385 total private dwellings, a 6.2% change from its 2011 population of 10,260. With a land area of 2,850.38 km2 (1,100.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.8/km2 (9.9/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, Lac Ste. Anne County had a population of 10,260 living in 4,092 of its 4,959 total dwellings, a 3.8% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 9,880. With a land area of 2,845.61 km2 (1,098.70 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

The population of Lac Ste. Anne County according to its 2008 municipal census is 10,220.[4]

In 2006, Lac Ste. Anne County had a population of 9,516 living in 4,567 dwellings, a 6.3% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 2,842.46 km2 (1,097.48 sq mi) and a population density of 3.3/km2 (8.5/sq mi).[5]

In 2001, Lac Ste. Anne County had a population of 8,948 in 4,103 dwellings, a 2.4% increase from 1996. On a surface of 2,845.08 km² it had a density of 3.1 inhabitants/km².[6]

Attractions[edit]

Lac Ste. Anne Pilgrimage

The municipality of Lac Ste. Anne maintains the Lessard Lake Campground, the Lessard Lake Outdoor Ed Centre, the Riverside Campground, and the Paddle River Dam Campground.

Many summer villages are established, especially on lake shores (such as Lac Ste. Anne, Lac La Nonne, Nakamun Lake, and Lake Isle).

Protected and recreational areas in the county include Lily Lake Provincial Natural Area, Pembina River Provincial Natural Area, Majeau Lake Provincial Natural Area (with two campgrounds), Paddle River Dam Picnic Site, Park Court Provincial Natural Area, Lily Lake Provincial Natural Area and Prefontaine and Brock Lake Provincial Natural Area.

Communities and localities[edit]

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by Lac Ste. Anne County:[7]

The following localities are located within Lac Ste. Anne County:[8]

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