Warburg, Alberta

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Warburg
Village of Warburg
Warburg is located in Alberta
Warburg
Warburg
Location of Warburg in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°10′45″N 114°19′8″W / 53.17917°N 114.31889°W / 53.17917; -114.31889Coordinates: 53°10′45″N 114°19′8″W / 53.17917°N 114.31889°W / 53.17917; -114.31889
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionEdmonton Metropolitan Region
Census Division11
Municipal districtLeduc County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 31, 1953
Government
 • MayorRalph Van Assen
 • Governing bodyWarburg Village Council
Area
 (2021)[3]
 • Land2.56 km2 (0.99 sq mi)
Elevation
820 m (2,690 ft)
Population
 (2021)[3]
 • Total676
 • Density264.5/km2 (685/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Highways39
770
WaterwaysStrawberry Creek
Websitewww.warburg.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Warburg is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is approximately 58 km (36 mi) west of Leduc on Highway 39. The village is named for Varberg Fortress in Sweden. The fortress's name was once spelled Warberg in English, but a spelling error resulted in the name Warburg.[4][self-published source?]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Warburg had a population of 676 living in 283 of its 325 total private dwellings, a change of -11.7% from its 2016 population of 766. With a land area of 2.56 km2 (0.99 sq mi), it had a population density of 264.1/km2 (683.9/sq mi) in 2021.[3]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Warburg recorded a population of 766 living in 302 of its 335 total private dwellings, a -2.9% change from its 2011 population of 789. With a land area of 2.68 km2 (1.03 sq mi), it had a population density of 285.8/km2 (740.3/sq mi) in 2016.[5]

Economy[edit]

The village of Warburg is a member of the Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association, an economic development partnership that markets Alberta's International Region[6] in proximity to the Edmonton International Airport.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Warburg" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 597. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 9, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities)". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
  4. ^ Marden, Ernest G.; Marden, Austin (2010). Community Place Names of Alberta. Lulu.com. p. 343. ISBN 978-1897472170. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  6. ^ "About Us". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  7. ^ "Explore the Region". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23.

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