|Town of Sundre|
Main Street in Sundre
|Municipal district||Mountain View County|
|• Village||December 31, 1949|
|• Town||January 1, 1956|
|• Mayor||Terry Leslie|
|• Governing body||Sundre Town Council|
|• MP||Blake Richards (Conservative)|
|• MLA||Jason Nixon (United Conservative Party)|
|• Land||11.11 km2 (4.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,093 m (3,586 ft)|
|• Density||245.6/km2 (636/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Area code(s)||+1-403, +1-587|
|Waterway||Red Deer River|
Sundre takes its name from a town in Norway, the original home of Nels T. Hagen, the town's first postmaster.
Sundre's first postmaster, Nels T. Hagen, arrived in 1906. Sundre incorporated as a village in 1950 and then as a town in 1956.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Sundre recorded a population of 2,729 living in 1,188 of its 1,256 total private dwellings, a 4.6% change from its 2011 population of 2,610. With a land area of 11.11 km2 (4.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 245.6/km2 (636.2/sq mi) in 2016.
The Town of Sundre's 2012 municipal census counted a population of 2,695.
In the 2011 Census, the Town of Sundre had a population of 2,610 living in 1,144 of its 1,738 total dwellings, a 3.4% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 2,523. With a land area of 11.16 km2 (4.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 233.9/km2 (605.7/sq mi) in 2011.
Main industries in the area are petroleum production, forestry, agriculture, and ranching.
Arts and culture
Cultural venues within Sundre include the Sundre Municipal Library and the Sundre & District Pioneer Village Museum, which features "Chester Mjolsness' World of Wildlife" exhibit of 150 taxidermy animals from across the world.
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- Dan Singleton (2012-07-10). "Town census finds 85 more residents". Sundre Round Up. Great West Newspapers LP. Retrieved 2012-07-14.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
- "Sundre Municipal Library". Sundre Municipal Library. Retrieved 2012-05-18.
- "Welcome to the Sundre & District Pioneer Village Museum!". Sundre & District Historical Society. Archived from the original on 2012-06-26. Retrieved 2012-05-18.
- "The voices of hockey". Ottawa Citizen via Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. May 9, 2013. Retrieved December 29, 2014.
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