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 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.[3]

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  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-29. 
  2. ^ Coyote Flats Historical Society (1967). Coyote Flats : historical review, 1905-1965. Volume 1. Lethbridge: Southern Printing. p. 282. 
  3. ^ "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. 

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