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
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 19
Municipal district Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village February 1, 1944
 • Town February 11, 1948
Government[2]
 • Mayor Jason Doris (Deputy)
 • Governing body McLennan Town Council
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 3.71 km2 (1.43 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 625 m (2,051 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 701
 • Density 188.7/km2 (489/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 2
Waterway Kimiwan Lake
Website Official 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]

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.[5]

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