Rockyford, Alberta

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Village of Rockyford
Rockyford is located in Alberta
Location of Rockyford
Coordinates: 51°14′2″N 113°08′18″W / 51.23389°N 113.13833°W / 51.23389; -113.13833Coordinates: 51°14′2″N 113°08′18″W / 51.23389°N 113.13833°W / 51.23389; -113.13833
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census Division No. 5
Municipal district Wheatland County
 • Mayor Darcy J. Burke
 • Governing body Rockyford Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 1.08 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
Elevation 850 m (2,790 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 325
 • Density 300.0/km2 (777/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways 21
Waterways Serviceberry Creek
Website Official website

Rockyford is a village in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located 88 km east of the city of Calgary and 56 km south-west of Drumheller. It was founded in 1913 upon the arrival of the Canadian National Railway.[2]


In the 2011 Census, the Village of Rockyford had a population of 325 living in 137 of its 149 total dwellings, a -6.9% change from its 2006 population of 349. With a land area of 1.08 km2 (0.42 sq mi), it had a population density of 300.9/km2 (779.4/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In 2006, Rockyford had a population of 349 living in 148 dwellings, a 6.9% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 1.05 km2 (0.41 sq mi) and a population density of 332.5/km2 (861/sq mi).[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  2. ^ Dougan, Harvey (1979). The English Colony Nightingale and District. Nightingale, Alberta: Nightingale Women's Institute. p. 58. 
  3. ^ Statistics Canada. "Canada 2006 Census: Rockyford - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-09.