Robb, Alberta

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Robb
Hamlet
Robb, Alberta is located in Alberta
Robb, Alberta
Location of Robb in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°14′00″N 116°58′43″W / 53.2333°N 116.9786°W / 53.2333; -116.9786Coordinates: 53°14′00″N 116°58′43″W / 53.2333°N 116.9786°W / 53.2333; -116.9786
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 14
Municipal district Yellowhead County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Gerald Soroka
 • Governing body
Area[1]
 • Total 6.83 km2 (2.64 sq mi)
Elevation 1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 170
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 82
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

Robb is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Yellowhead County.[2] It is located on Highway 47, approximately 53 kilometres (33 mi) southwest of Edson. It has an elevation of 1,140 metres (3,740 ft).

It was named after Peter Addison Robb (1887-1955), a Dominion Land Surveyor, freighter and prospector.[3]

Statistics Canada recognizes Robb as a designated place.[4]

The hamlet is located in census division No. 14 and in the federal riding of Yellowhead.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Robb recorded a population of 170 living in 82 of its 111 total private dwellings, a change of −0.6% from its 2011 population of 171. With a land area of 6.83 km2 (2.64 sq mi), it had a population density of 24.9/km2 (64.5/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

In the 2011 Census, Robb had a population of 171 living in 78 of its 85 total dwellings, a -8.1% change from its 2006 population of 186. With a land area of 6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi), it had a population density of 25.15/km2 (65.1/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Robb
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.7
(62.1)
19
(66)
18
(64)
28
(82)
32
(90)
32.2
(90)
32.2
(90)
32.2
(90)
33
(91)
27
(81)
17.8
(64)
15.5
(59.9)
33
(91)
Average high °C (°F) −2.8
(27)
−0.8
(30.6)
3.9
(39)
10.9
(51.6)
15.8
(60.4)
19.3
(66.7)
21.5
(70.7)
20.8
(69.4)
16.2
(61.2)
11.1
(52)
1.4
(34.5)
−2.9
(26.8)
9.5
(49.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −9.6
(14.7)
−7.9
(17.8)
−3.2
(26.2)
3.7
(38.7)
8.3
(46.9)
12
(54)
14.2
(57.6)
13.5
(56.3)
9.1
(48.4)
4.1
(39.4)
−4.9
(23.2)
−9.2
(15.4)
2.5
(36.5)
Average low °C (°F) −16.3
(2.7)
−15
(5)
−10.2
(13.6)
−3.6
(25.5)
0.7
(33.3)
4.8
(40.6)
6.9
(44.4)
6.2
(43.2)
2.1
(35.8)
−3
(27)
−11.3
(11.7)
−15.5
(4.1)
−4.5
(23.9)
Record low °C (°F) −43
(−45)
−45.5
(−49.9)
−36.1
(−33)
−22.2
(−8)
−14.5
(5.9)
−7
(19)
−1.1
(30)
−7
(19)
−12.2
(10)
−31
(−24)
−42
(−44)
−42.2
(−44)
−45.5
(−49.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 37.7
(1.484)
22.2
(0.874)
28.2
(1.11)
28.6
(1.126)
72.7
(2.862)
95.1
(3.744)
106.6
(4.197)
93.5
(3.681)
69.5
(2.736)
31.9
(1.256)
25
(0.98)
26.5
(1.043)
637.2
(25.087)
Source: Environment Canada[5]

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. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 13 February 2017.
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-11.
  3. ^ http://www.ghosttownsofcanada.com/robb
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Environment Canada[1]. Retrieved 7 April 2010.