Swalwell, Alberta

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Swalwell
Swalwell, Alberta is located in Alberta
Swalwell, Alberta
Location of Swalwell in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°33′26″N 113°19′06″W / 51.5572°N 113.3183°W / 51.5572; -113.3183Coordinates: 51°33′26″N 113°19′06″W / 51.5572°N 113.3183°W / 51.5572; -113.3183
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census divisionNo. 5
Municipal districtKneehill County
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Governing bodyKneehill County Council
Area
 • Total0.34 km2 (0.13 sq mi)
Elevation
900 m (3,000 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total101
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
 • Dwellings
48
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Postal code
T0M 1Y0

Swalwell is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Kneehill County.[2] Previously an incorporated municipality, Swalwell dissolved from village status on January 1, 1946 to become part of the Municipal District of Norquay No. 279.[3]

Swalwell is located approximately 100 km (62 mi) northeast of Calgary and 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of Highway 21. It is located on Canadian National Railway's Three Hills Subdivision between Three Hills and Beiseker. Swalwell has an elevation of 85 metres (279 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 5 and in the federal riding of Crowfoot.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Swalwell recorded a population of 95 living in 43 of its 45 total private dwellings, a change of −5.9% from its 2011 population of 101. With a land area of 0.41 km2 (0.16 sq mi), it had a population density of 231.7/km2 (600.1/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Swalwell had a population of 101 living in 40 of its 48 total dwellings, a -7.3% change from its 2006 population of 109. With a land area of 0.34 km2 (0.13 sq mi), it had a population density of 297/km2 (769/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "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.
  2. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 1, 2010. Retrieved June 6, 2010.
  3. ^ "Table 6a: Population by census divisions and subdivisions showing reorganization of rural areas, 1931-1946". Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1946. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1949. p. 420.
  4. ^ "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.