Rycroft, Alberta

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Rycroft
Village of Rycroft
Strip mall and tipi in Rycroft
Strip mall and tipi in Rycroft
Official seal of Rycroft
Seal
Motto(s): 
Hub of the Peace
Rycroft is located in Alberta
Rycroft
Rycroft
Location of Rycroft in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°45′28″N 118°41′48″W / 55.75778°N 118.69667°W / 55.75778; -118.69667Coordinates: 55°45′28″N 118°41′48″W / 55.75778°N 118.69667°W / 55.75778; -118.69667
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census DivisionNo. 19
Municipal districtMunicipal District of Spirit River No. 133
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageMarch 15, 1944
Government
 • MayorDiahann Potrebenko
 • Governing bodyRycroft Village Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land1.92 km2 (0.74 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
(2016)[3]
 • Total612
 • Density319/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Highways 2
49
WaterwaysSpirit River
WebsiteOfficial website

Rycroft is a village in northern Alberta, Canada. It is located 68 km north of the city of Grande Prairie and 7 km east of Spirit River. Dunvegan Provincial Park is located 20 km north of the community.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Rycroft recorded a population of 612 living in 274 of its 316 total private dwellings, a −2.5% change from its 2011 population of 628. With a land area of 1.92 km2 (0.74 sq mi), it had a population density of 318.8/km2 (825.6/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Rycroft had a population of 628 living in 280 of its 310 total dwellings, a -1.6% change from its 2006 population of 638. With a land area of 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi), it had a population density of 371.6/km2 (962.4/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Rycroft" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 534. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "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.

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