McLennan, Alberta

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McLennan
Town
Town of McLennan
McLennan is located in Alberta
McLennan
McLennan
Coordinates: 55°42′42″N 116°54′34″W / 55.71167°N 116.90944°W / 55.71167; -116.90944Coordinates: 55°42′42″N 116°54′34″W / 55.71167°N 116.90944°W / 55.71167; -116.90944
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census division19
Municipal districtMunicipal District of Smoky River No. 130
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageFebruary 1, 1940
 • TownFebruary 11, 1950
Government
 • MayorJason Doris (Deputy)
 • Governing bodyMcLennan Town Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land3.71 km2 (1.43 sq mi)
Elevation625 m (2,051 ft)
Population
(2016)[3]
 • Total701
 • Density188.7/km2 (489/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
HighwaysHighway 2
WaterwayKimiwan Lake
WebsiteOfficial website

McLennan is a town in northern Alberta, southwestern inland Canada. It is located 50 km (31 mi) north of High Prairie on Highway 2.

The town lies on the southern shore of Kimiwan Lake, and north of Winagami Lake.

Winagami Lake Provincial Park is located 29 km (18 mi) south of McLennan.

Its Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste, dedicated to John the Baptist, is the archiepiscopal see of the Metropolitan Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Grouard–McLennan.

Demographics[edit]

The population of the Town of McLennan according to its 2017 municipal census is 791.[5]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of McLennan recorded a population of 701 living in 256 of its 296 total private dwellings, a −13.3% change from its 2011 population of 809. With a land area of 3.71 km2 (1.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 188.9/km2 (489.4/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of McLennan had a population of 809 living in 291 of its 342 total dwellings, a -1.8% change from its 2006 population of 824. With a land area of 3.58 km2 (1.38 sq mi), it had a population density of 226.0/km2 (585.3/sq mi) in 2011.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Town of McLennan" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. p. 393. Retrieved October 16, 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. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF) (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "2017 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-3652-2. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08.

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