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Town of Onoway
Welcome sign
Welcome sign
Nickname(s): Hub of the Highways
Onoway is located in Alberta
Location within Alberta
Coordinates: 53°42′04″N 114°11′53″W / 53.70111°N 114.19806°W / 53.70111; -114.19806Coordinates: 53°42′04″N 114°11′53″W / 53.70111°N 114.19806°W / 53.70111; -114.19806
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Lac Ste. Anne County
 • Village June 25, 1923
 • Town September 1, 2005
 • Mayor Dale Krasnow
 • Governing body Onoway Town Council
Area (2016)[3]
 • Land 3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 1,029
 • Density 310.3/km2 (804/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0E 1V0
Area code(s) -1+780 -1+587
Highways Highway 43
Highway 37
Waterway Lac Ste. Anne
Sturgeon River
Website Official website

Onoway is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located approximately 60 km (37 mi) northwest of Edmonton at the junction of Highway 37 and Highway 43.

The Canadian National Railway tracks run through the town, which is situated immediately east of Lac Ste. Anne and south of the Sturgeon River. Onoway built and opened a new Elementary school, and the old one is being used as a public library and museum. A new Jr/Sr High school was completed in late 2016 while the old one was demolished and in its place a new outdoor running track is currently being built. Every June, Onoway has a fair weekend, called "Heritage Days"


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Onoway recorded a population of 1,029 living in 355 of its 374 total private dwellings, a −1% change from its 2011 population of 1,039. With a land area of 3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi), it had a population density of 309.9/km2 (802.7/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Onoway had a population of 1,039 living in 375 of its 403 total dwellings, an 18.7% change from its 2006 population of 875. With a land area of 3.34 km2 (1.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 311.1/km2 (805.7/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

The population of the Town of Onoway according to its 2010 municipal census is 1,021.[5]

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