Peers, Alberta

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Peers
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 divisionNo. 14
Municipal districtYellowhead County
Area
 • Total0.91 km2 (0.35 sq mi)
Population
(2016)[1]
 • Total98
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)

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] --- https://sites.google.com/view/golddustdaze/home

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-11.
  3. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  4. ^ "2015 Peers Gold Dust Daze". golddustdaze.com. Retrieved 2012-04-07.