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


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.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-03.
  2. ^ "Markerville". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.
  3. ^ "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)