Marwayne

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Marwayne
Village
Village of Marwayne
Marwayne is located in Alberta
Marwayne
Marwayne
Coordinates: 53°30′58″N 110°19′31″W / 53.51611°N 110.32528°W / 53.51611; -110.32528
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census DivisionNo. 10
Municipal districtCounty of Vermilion River
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 31, 1952
Government[2]
 • MayorCheryl Eikland
 • Governing bodyMarwayne Village Council
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Elevation600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total564
 • Density352.5/km2 (913/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Highways45
897
WebsiteOfficial website

Marwayne is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located 44 kilometres (27 mi) north-west of the city of Lloydminster and 21 kilometres (13 mi) west of the Saskatchewan border.

Marwayne lies at the intersection between Highway 45 and Highway 897. The Canadian Pacific Railway runs through the village. The economy is based on agriculture and ranching, with the oil and gas sector playing an important part as well.

The village's name is unusual in combining parts of a personal name and a place name. In commemorates the pioneer Marfleet family, who emigrated from Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, England.[4] The first school in Marwayne opened in 1928.[5]

Demographics[edit]

The population of the Village of Marwayne according to its 2017 municipal census is 606,[6] a change of −9.1% from its 2013 municipal census population of 667.[7]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Marwayne recorded a population of 564 living in 231 of its 245 total private dwellings, a −7.8% change from its 2011 population of 612. With a land area of 1.6 km2 (0.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 352.5/km2 (913.0/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Marwayne had a population of 612 living in 232 of its 263 total dwellings, a 17.5% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 521. With a land area of 1.68 km2 (0.65 sq mi), it had a population density of 364.3/km2 (943.5/sq mi) in 2011.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Marwayne" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 456. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Temple, Robert D. Edge Effects: The Border-Name Places, (2nd edition, 2009), iUniverse, ISBN 978-0-595-47758-6, page 320.
  5. ^ Ronaghan, Allen (1973). Earnest-Minded Men : an account of local government in the County of Vermillion. River. Kitscoty, Alberta: County of Vermillion River. p. 225.
  6. ^ "2017 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-3652-2. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  7. ^ "2016 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-3127-5. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  8. ^ "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.

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Coordinates: 53°31′N 110°20′W / 53.517°N 110.333°W / 53.517; -110.333 (Marwayne, Alberta)