Shaughnessy is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Lethbridge County. 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.
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.
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.
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