Peers, Alberta

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Peers
Hamlet
Peers, Alberta is located in Alberta
Peers, Alberta
Location of Peers in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°39′57″N 115°59′33″W / 53.66583°N 115.99250°W / 53.66583; -115.99250Coordinates: 53°39′57″N 115°59′33″W / 53.66583°N 115.99250°W / 53.66583; -115.99250
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 14
Municipal district Yellowhead County
Area[1]
 • Total 0.91 km2 (0.35 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 98
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Peers is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Yellowhead County.[2] It is located on Highway 32, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of the Yellowhead Highway (Highway 16) and approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Edson.

Statistics Canada recognizes Peers as a designated place.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Peers recorded a population of 98 living in 48 of its 56 total private dwellings, a change of −9.3% from its 2011 population of 108. With a land area of 0.91 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 107.7/km2 (278.9/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

In the 2011 Census, Peers had a population of 108 living in 50 of its 56 total dwellings, a -4.4% change from its 2006 population of 113. With a land area of 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 120/km2 (311/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

Attractions[edit]

The Peers Gold Dust Daze is an annual event that celebrates the community and relives the thrill of gold discovery in the area.[4]

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