Lacombe County

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Lacombe County
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division8
Established1944
Incorporated1995
Government
 • ReevePaula Law
 • Governing body
Lacombe County Council
  • Brenda Knight
  • Dana Kreil
  • Paula Law
  • Rod McDermand
  • Barb Shepherd
  • Keith LeRoy Stephenson
  • Ken Wigmore
 • MPBlaine Calkins
 • Administrative officewest of Lacombe
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land2,765.16 km2 (1,067.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total10,343
 • Density3.7/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Websitelacombecounty.com

Lacombe County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada, located in Census Division No. 8 north of the City of Red Deer. Its municipal office is 4 km (2.5 mi) west of Highway 2 and the City of Lacombe, and 6 km (3.7 mi) east of the Summer Village of Gull Lake, at the intersection of Highway 12 and Spruceville Road (Range Road 274).

Geography[edit]

Communities and localities[edit]

The following localities are located within Lacombe County.[5]

Localities

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Lacombe County recorded a population of 10,343 living in 3,890 of its 4,668 total private dwellings, a 0.3% change from its 2011 population of 10,307. With a land area of 2,765.16 km2 (1,067.63 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.7/km2 (9.7/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, Lacombe County had a population of 10,312 living in 3,715 of its 4,317 total dwellings, a −0.8% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 10,394. With a land area of 2,766.65 km2 (1,068.21 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.7/km2 (9.7/sq mi) in 2011.[7]

The population of Lacombe County according to its 2008 municipal census is 10,507.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 9, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  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. ^ "Lacombe, City (Census Subdivision), Alberta". Statistics Canada. 2012-06-20. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 6, 2021. Retrieved September 29, 2021.
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4808022 - Lacombe County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  6. ^ Geo-Administrative Areas (Hamlet, Locality and Townsite Culture Points) (Geodatabase layer) (Map). AltaLIS. October 26, 2020. Retrieved October 2, 2021.CS1 maint: date and year (link)
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 15, 2009. Retrieved September 12, 2010.

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