Rockyford, Alberta

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Rockyford
Village
Village of Rockyford
Rockyford is located in Alberta
Rockyford
Rockyford
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
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village March 28, 1919
Government
 • Mayor Darcy J. Burke
 • Governing body Rockyford Village Council
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 1.08 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
Elevation 850 m (2,790 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 316
 • Density 291.8/km2 (756/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.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Rockyford recorded a population of 316 living in 144 of its 151 total private dwellings, a −2.8% change from its 2011 population of 325. With a land area of 1.08 km2 (0.42 sq mi), it had a population density of 292.6/km2 (757.8/sq mi) in 2016.[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.[4]

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).[5]

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