Markerville

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Markerville is located in Alberta
Markerville
Markerville
Location of Markerville Alberta

Markerville is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Red Deer County.[1] It is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of Highway 54, approximately 29 kilometres (18 mi) southwest of Red Deer.

Markerville Lutheran Church, built in 1907

Markerville was the home for many years of Stephan G. Stephansson, famous in modern Icelandic literature,[2] whose home is preserved as an Alberta Provincial Historic Site.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Markerville recorded a population of 45 living in 19 of its 22 total private dwellings, a change of 7.1% from its 2011 population of 42. With a land area of 0.19 km2 (0.073 sq mi), it had a population density of 236.8/km2 (613.4/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Markerville had a population of 42 living in 13 of its 16 total dwellings, a -16% change from its 2006 population of 50. With a land area of 0.26 km2 (0.10 sq mi), it had a population density of 162/km2 (418/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

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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 2010-07-03.
  2. ^ Ross, Jane (2005). "Stephansson, Stephan Gudmundur". In Cook, Ramsay; Bélanger, Réal (eds.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. XV (1921–1930) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  3. ^ Stephan G. Stephansson House. Canadian Register of Historic Places.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "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: 52°07′25″N 114°10′14″W / 52.12361°N 114.17056°W / 52.12361; -114.17056 (Markerville)