Municipal District of Taber

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Municipal District of Taber
Municipal district
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Municipal District of Taber is located in Alberta
Municipal District of Taber
Location of Taber (municipal district) in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°47′5″N 112°09′3″W / 49.78472°N 112.15083°W / 49.78472; -112.15083Coordinates: 49°47′5″N 112°09′3″W / 49.78472°N 112.15083°W / 49.78472; -112.15083
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 2
Established 1954
Incorporated 1954
Government[1]
 • Reeve Brian Brewin
 • Governing body Municipal District of Taber Council
 • Office location Taber
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 4,201.65 km2 (1,622.27 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 7,098
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
 • Municipal census (2016) 7,173[3]
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website mdtaber.ab.ca

The Municipal District of Taber is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 2.

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In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Taber recorded a population of 7,098 living in 1,857 of its 2,081 total private dwellings, a 3.6% change from its 2011 population of 6,851. With a land area of 4,201.65 km2 (1,622.27 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

The population of the Municipal District (MD) of Taber according to its 2016 municipal census is 7,173,[3] a 0.8% change from its 2013 municipal census population of 7,116.[6] By its five hamlets, the 2016 municipal census population breaks down into 259 residents in Enchant, 815 in Grassy Lake, 163 in Hays, 130 in Johnson's Addition and 44 in Purple Springs, resulting in a remaining rural area population of 5,762.[7]

In the 2011 Census, the MD of Taber had a population of 6,851 living in 1,834 of its 2,022 total dwellings, a 9.2% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 6,275. With a land area of 4,203.79 km2 (1,623.09 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.6/km2 (4.2/sq mi) in 2011.[8]

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