Minburn, Alberta

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Minburn
Hamlet
Hamlet of Minburn
Minburn is located in Alberta
Minburn
Minburn
Coordinates: 53°18′59″N 111°22′6″W / 53.31639°N 111.36833°W / 53.31639; -111.36833Coordinates: 53°18′59″N 111°22′6″W / 53.31639°N 111.36833°W / 53.31639; -111.36833
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census Division No. 10
Municipal district County of Minburn No. 27
Village[1] June 24, 1919
Dissolution (hamlet)[2] July 1, 2015
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
Elevation 635 m (2,083 ft)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 115
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
Highways 16

Minburn is a hamlet in central, Alberta, Canada within the County of Minburn No. 27. It is located on the Yellowhead Highway and the Canadian National Railway, approximately 37 km (23 mi) west of the Town of Vermilion and 143 km (89 mi) east of the City of Edmonton.

History[edit]

Minburn was incorporated as a village on June 24, 1919.[1] It dissolved from village status on July 1, 2015 to become a hamlet under the jurisdiction of the County of Minburn No. 27.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the former Village of Minburn recorded a population of 115 living in 49 of its 49 total private dwellings, a 9.5% change from its 2011 population of 105. With a land area of 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi), it had a population density of 157.5/km2 (408.0/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, Minburn had a population of 105 living in 46 of its 58 total dwellings, a 61.5% change from its 2006 population of 65. With a land area of 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi), it had a population density of 143.8/km2 (372.5/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Organization of Village Municipality" (PDF). Government of Alberta. July 15, 1919. Retrieved June 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "O.C. 152/2015". Government of Alberta. June 24, 2015. Retrieved June 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Minburn, Village [Dissolved census subdivision], Alberta". Statistics Canada. March 20, 2018. Retrieved April 30, 2018. 
  4. ^ "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.