Rochon Sands

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Rochon Sands
Summer village
Summer Village of Rochon Sands
Rochon Sands is located in Alberta
Rochon Sands
Location of Rochon Sands in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°27′26″N 112°53′01″W / 52.45723°N 112.88349°W / 52.45723; -112.88349Coordinates: 52°27′26″N 112°53′01″W / 52.45723°N 112.88349°W / 52.45723; -112.88349
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 7
 • Type Municipal incorporation
 • Mayor Blaine Brinson
 • Governing body Rochon Sands Summer Village Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2][3]
 • Total 65
 • Density 28.0/km2 (73/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 156
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Official website

Rochon Sands is a summer village on Buffalo Lake in central Alberta, Canada. It is south of Rochon Sands Provincial Park. The summer village and the park take their name from the Rochon family who owned the land in the early 1900s.


In the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that the Summer Village of Rochon Sands had a population of 84 living in 46 of its 201 total dwellings, a 27.3% change from its 2006 population of 66.[2] Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2011 census results to a population of 65 living in 35 of its 156 total dwellings, a -1.5% change from 2006.[3] With a land area of 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 28.0/km2 (72.6/sq mi) in 2011.[2][3]

In 2006, Rochon Sands had a population of 66 living in 42 dwellings, a 13.8% increase from 2001. The summer village has a land area of 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi) and a population density of 28.5/km2 (74/sq mi).[4]

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  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. Retrieved October 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "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. 
  3. ^ a b c "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. March 21, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada. "Canada 2006 Census: Rochon Sands - Community Profile". Retrieved 2008-06-23. 

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