Rycroft, Alberta

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Village of Rycroft
Strip mall and tipi in Rycroft
Strip mall and tipi in Rycroft
Official seal of Rycroft
Motto: Hub of the Peace
Rycroft is located in Alberta
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
Region Northern Alberta
Census Division No. 19
Municipal district Municipal District of Spirit River No. 133
 • Village March 15, 1944
 • Mayor Ron Campbell
 • Governing body Rycroft Village Council
Area (2011)[3]
 • Total 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 628
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways 2
Waterways Spirit River
Website Official 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.


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.[3]

According to the 2006 census, Rycroft had a:

  • population of 638 living in 296 dwellings, a 4.8% increase from 2001
  • land area of 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
  • and a population density of 378.4/km2 (980/sq mi).[4]

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