Municipal District of Peace No. 135

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Municipal District of Peace No. 135
Municipal district
Official logo of Municipal District of Peace No. 135
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census divisionNo. 19
Established1916
Incorporated1945
Government
 • ReeveRobert Willing
 • Governing bodyM.D. of Peace Council
 • Office locationadjacent to Berwyn
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land847.47 km2 (327.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total1,747
 • Density2.1/km2 (5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Websitemdpeace.com

The Municipal District of Peace No. 135 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 19, its municipal office is located outside but adjacent to the Village of Berwyn.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipal District of Peace No. 135 recorded a population of 1,747 living in 578 of its 639 total private dwellings, a 20.8% change from its 2011 population of 1,446. With a land area of 847.47 km2 (327.21 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.1/km2 (5.3/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

Communities and localities[edit]

Attractions[edit]

Economy[edit]

Grain fields in the Peace Country.

Agriculture is a significant part of the area's economy, with the region being dubbed as most northern agricultural industry oasis in the world.[16] The region has unique growing combination of a northern climate, fertile soils, and a watershed system fed by glacial run offs.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Table IV: Population of Prairie Provinces by Municipalities, Local Improvement Districts or Unorganized Territorial Units, 1916". Census of Prairie Provinces, 1916. Ottawa: Department of Trade and Commerce. 1918.
  4. ^ "Table 6: Population by census divisions of Alberta classified by municipalities for census years, 1921 and 1926". Census of Prairie Provinces, 1926. Ottawa: Department of Trade and Commerce. 1929.
  5. ^ "Table 6: Population by census subdivisions, 1926-1946". Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1946. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1949.
  6. ^ "Table 6: Population by sex, for census subdivisions, 1956 and 1951". Census of Canada, 1956. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1958.
  7. ^ "Table 9: Population by census subdivisions, 1966 by sex, and 1961". 1966 Census of Canada. Western Provinces. Population: Divisions and Subdivisions. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1967.
  8. ^ "Table 3: Population for census divisions and subdivisions, 1971 and 1976". 1976 Census of Canada. Census Divisions and Subdivisions, Western Provinces and the Territories. Population: Geographic Distributions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1977.
  9. ^ "Table 2: Census Subdivisions in Alphabetical Order, Showing Population Rank, Canada, 1981". 1981 Census of Canada. Census subdivisions in decreasing population order. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1982. ISBN 0-660-51563-6.
  10. ^ "Table 2: Population and Dwelling Counts, for Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 1986 and 1991 – 100% Data". 91 Census. Population and Dwelling Counts – Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1992. pp. 100–108. ISBN 0-660-57115-3.
  11. ^ "Population and Dwelling Counts, for Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Census Divisions, 2001 and 1996 Censuses – 100% Data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  12. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. January 6, 2010. Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  13. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  14. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  15. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4819071 - Peace No. 135, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  16. ^ "Defining Quality of Peace Country Agriculture" (PDF). Branding the Peace Country Association. Apr 2009.

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