Shaughnessy, Alberta

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Shaughnessy is located in Alberta
Location of Shaughnessy Alberta

Shaughnessy is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Lethbridge County.[1] It is located on Highway 25, approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) north of Lethbridge. It is named after Baron Shaughnessy, chairman of the mining company that ran the town.[2]


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Shaughnessy recorded a population of 415 living in 160 of its 167 total private dwellings, a change of 8.1% from its 2011 population of 384. With a land area of 0.38 km2 (0.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,092.1/km2 (2,828.5/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Shaughnessy had a population of 384 living in 149 of its 161 total dwellings, a -4.2% change from its 2006 population of 401. With a land area of 0.34 km2 (0.13 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,129/km2 (2,930/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

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Coordinates: 49°51′10″N 112°50′32″W / 49.85278°N 112.84222°W / 49.85278; -112.84222 (Shaughnessy)