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
Location in M.D. of Spirit River
Location in M.D. of Spirit River
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
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Planning regionUpper Peace
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.[12]

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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 d "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. ^ "Table 5: Population of urban centres, 1916-1946, with guide to locations". Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1946. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1949. pp. 397–400.
  5. ^ "Table 6: Population by sex, for census subdivisions, 1956 and 1951". Census of Canada, 1956. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1958.
  6. ^ "Table 9: Population by census subdivisions, 1966 by sex, and 1961". 1966 Census of Canada. Western Provinces. Population: Divisions and Subdivisions. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1967.
  7. ^ "Table 3: Population for census divisions and subdivisions, 1971 and 1976". 1976 Census of Canada. Census Divisions and Subdivisions, Western Provinces and the Territories. Population: Geographic Distributions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1977.
  8. ^ "Table 2: Census Subdivisions in Alphabetical Order, Showing Population Rank, Canada, 1981". 1981 Census of Canada. Census subdivisions in decreasing population order. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1982. ISBN 0-660-51563-6.
  9. ^ "Table 2: Population and Dwelling Counts, for Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 1986 and 1991 – 100% Data". 91 Census. Population and Dwelling Counts – Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1992. pp. 100–108. ISBN 0-660-57115-3.
  10. ^ "Population and Dwelling Counts, for Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Census Divisions, 2001 and 1996 Censuses – 100% Data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  11. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. January 6, 2010. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  12. ^ "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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