Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130

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Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130
Municipal district
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Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 is located in Alberta
Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130
Location of Smoky River No. 130 in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°43′23″N 117°12′5″W / 55.72306°N 117.20139°W / 55.72306; -117.20139Coordinates: 55°43′23″N 117°12′5″W / 55.72306°N 117.20139°W / 55.72306; -117.20139
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census divisionNo. 19
Established1952
Incorporated1952
Government[1]
 • ReeveRobert Brochu
 • Governing bodyM.D. of Smoky River Council
 • Office locationFalher
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land2,840.14 km2 (1,096.58 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total2,023
 • Density0.7/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Websitemdsmokyriver.com

The Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 is a municipal district in north western Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 19, its municipal office is located in the Town of Falher.

History[edit]

On January 1, 1952, its name was changed from Municipal District of Fillion No. 130 to its current name, which was taken from Smoky River, a tributary of Peace River.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 recorded a population of 2,023 living in 720 of its 891 total private dwellings, a −4.8% change from its 2011 population of 2,126. With a land area of 2,840.14 km2 (1,096.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.7/km2 (1.8/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, the Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 had a population of 2,126 living in 740 of its 819 total dwellings, a -12.9% change from its 2006 population of 2,442. With a land area of 2,842.59 km2 (1,097.53 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.7/km2 (1.9/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs: Municipal Officials Search
  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. ^ "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.
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4819041 - Smoky River No. 130, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12.

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