Sandy Lake, Alberta

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Sandy Lake
Sandy Lake, Alberta is located in Alberta
Sandy Lake, Alberta
Location of Sandy Lake in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°48′52″N 113°24′58″W / 55.8144°N 113.4161°W / 55.8144; -113.4161Coordinates: 55°48′52″N 113°24′58″W / 55.8144°N 113.4161°W / 55.8144; -113.4161
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census divisionNo. 17
Municipal districtMunicipal District of Opportunity No. 17
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Governing bodyM.D. of Opportunity No. 17 Council
Area
 • Total1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Elevation
565 m (1,854 ft)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total52
 • Density31.2/km2 (81/sq mi)
 • Dwellings
39
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)

Sandy Lake, also known as Pelican Mountain, is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17.[2] It is located on Highway 813, between Calling Lake and Wabasca. It has an elevation of 565 metres (1,854 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 17 and in the federal riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Sandy Lake recorded a population of 52 living in 25 of its 39 total private dwellings, a change of −23.5% from its 2011 population of 68. With a land area of 1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi), it had a population density of 31.1/km2 (80.6/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Sandy Lake had a population of 68 living in 27 of its 42 total dwellings, a -26.9% change from its 2006 population of 93. With a land area of 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi), it had a population density of 45.9/km2 (119.0/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

The population of Sandy Lake according to the M.D. of Opportunity No. 17's 2007 municipal census is 130.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-03.
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  4. ^ Prairie Wind Consulting Inc. (November 2009). "M.D. of Opportunity No. 17 Profile". Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved February 10, 2010.

External links[edit]

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