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 Capital Region
Census Division11
Municipal districtLeduc County
Incorporated[2] 
 • VillageDecember 31, 1953
Government
 • MayorRalph Van Assen
 • Governing bodyWarburg Village Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land2.68 km2 (1.03 sq mi)
Elevation
820 m (2,690 ft)
Population
(2016)[3]
 • Total766
 • Density285.9/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Highways39
770
WaterwaysStrawberry Creek
WebsiteOfficial website

Warburg is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located 58 km west of the city of Leduc, along 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 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.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Warburg had a population of 789 living in 308 of its 337 total dwellings, a 27.1% change from its 2006 population of 621. With a land area of 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 292.2/km2 (756.9/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

The population of the Village of Warburg according to its 2009 municipal census is 696.[6]

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[7] in proximity to the Edmonton International Airport.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Warburg" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 597. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "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.
  4. ^ Marden, Ernest G.; Marden, Austin (2010). Community Place Names of Alberta. Lulu.com. p. 343. ISBN 189747217X. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  6. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (September 15, 2009). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Retrieved September 12, 2010.
  7. ^ "About Us". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  8. ^ "Explore the Region". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23.

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