Sangudo

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Sangudo
Hamlet
Sundial at the highway entrance of Sangudo.
Sundial at the highway entrance of Sangudo.
Sangudo is located in Alberta
Sangudo
Sangudo
Location of Sangudo
Coordinates: 53°53′21″N 114°54′15″W / 53.88917°N 114.90417°W / 53.88917; -114.90417Coordinates: 53°53′21″N 114°54′15″W / 53.88917°N 114.90417°W / 53.88917; -114.90417
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census Division No. 13
Municipal district Lac Ste. Anne County
Government
 • Mayor William Hegy
 • Governing body
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 3.15 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 680 m (2,230 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 320
 • Density 101.6/km2 (263/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sangudoite
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
Highways 43
757
Waterways Pembina River

Sangudo is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Lac Ste. Anne County.[3] It is located on Highway 43 and the Pembina River, approximately 99 kilometres (62 mi) northwest of Edmonton.

Sangudo was formerly incorporated as a village on April 12, 1937, but dissolved and reverted to hamlet status effective September 16, 2007.[4]

Building in Sangudo

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Sangudo recorded a population of 299 living in 137 of its 171 total private dwellings, a change of −6.6% from its 2011 population of 320. With a land area of 2.72 km2 (1.05 sq mi), it had a population density of 109.9/km2 (284.7/sq mi) in 2016.[5]

In the 2011 Census, Sangudo had a population of 320 living in 149 of its 177 total dwellings, a -12.1% change from its 2006 population of 364. With a land area of 3.15 km2 (1.22 sq mi), it had a population density of 101.6/km2 (263/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

Industry[edit]

The main sources of revenue for the hamlet are tourism from traffic along Highway 43, oil production, and agriculture (mostly cattle ranching).

Attractions[edit]

The hamlet is the home to Sangudo Speedway – a high-banked dirt oval that is a quarter mile in length. Sangudo also features a sundial tourist monument that can be seen from Highway 43.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile - Sangudo, Village, Alberta (Dissolved census subdivision)". Statistics Canada. 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF) (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  4. ^ Province of Alberta (2007). "Order in Council (O.C.) 395/2007". Retrieved 2009-11-11. 
  5. ^ "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.