County of Warner No. 5

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County of Warner No. 5
Municipal district
Last surviving elevator row in Alberta, located in Warner
Last surviving elevator row in Alberta, located in Warner
Official logo of County of Warner No. 5
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County of Warner No. 5 is located in Alberta
County of Warner No. 5
Location of Warner County No. 5 in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°16′34″N 112°06′43″W / 49.27611°N 112.11194°W / 49.27611; -112.11194Coordinates: 49°16′34″N 112°06′43″W / 49.27611°N 112.11194°W / 49.27611; -112.11194
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 2
Established 1912
Incorporated 1950
Government[1]
 • Reeve Ross Ford
 • Governing body County of Warner Council
 • Office location Warner
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 4,531.55 km2 (1,749.64 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 3,847
 • Density 0.8/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website warnercounty.ca

The County of Warner No. 5 is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 2 just north of the United States border, its municipal office is located in the Village of Warner.

History[edit]

Warner was originally organised as a rural municipality in 1912. The County of Warner No. 5 was established in 1954.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Warner No. 5 recorded a population of 3,847 living in 816 of its 941 total private dwellings, a 0.2% change from its 2011 population of 3,841. With a land area of 4,531.55 km2 (1,749.64 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.8/km2 (2.2/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, the County of Warner No. 5 had a population of 3,841 living in 820 of its 956 total dwellings, a 5.1% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 3,654. With a land area of 4,517.67 km2 (1,744.28 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.9/km2 (2.2/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

Tourism and attractions[edit]

Stirling tourist information replica pioneer house & Bishop's storehouse.
Writing-on-stone Provincial Park
Galt Historic Railway Park, Warner County No. 5, Alberta

Events[edit]

  • Stirling Settler Days
  • Victorian Prairie Christmas - Galt Railway Park
  • Raymond Stampede

History[edit]

The County of Warner No. 5 comprises approximately 50 townships, and is bordered on the south by the Canadian-United States border, It is composed of the former Municipal District of Warner No. 36 and a portion of the former Municipal District of Sugar City No. 37.

The following is the events that lead to the incorporation of the County of Warner No. 5:

  • January, 1913 - Municipal District of Warner No. 36 incorporated.
  • January 23, 1923 - Municipal District of Sugar City No. 37 incorporated.
  • 1942 - Sugar City Municipality enlarged to include Local Improvement District

No. 7 and portions of Local Improvement Districts 8, 38 and 67.

  • January 6, 1950 - Warner Municipality enlarged to include Milk River, Coutts and Masinasin districts.
  • December 31, 1953 - Sugar City dissolved and portion added to the Municipal District of Warner.
  • January 1, 1954 - County of Warner No. 5 incorporated.

Communities and localities[edit]

Education[edit]

Westwind School Division No. 74 and Horizon School Division No. 67 provide education within the boundaries of the County of Warner No. 5.

Early school districts[edit]

Listed below are the former school districts that once provided education within the County of Warner No. 5.[7]

Name & SD No. Image Location Date Established Date Closed/
Disbanded
Notes
Galt/Stirling No. 647 Stirling School 1902. Stirling, Alberta.png 29 - 6 - 19 - W4 19 November 1901 Originally named Galt, the name was changed to Stirling in 1957.[8]
Raymond No. 700 8 - 6 - 20 - W4 1 May 1902[9]
Mammoth No. 1379 24 - 5 - 20 - W4 9 August 1905[10]
Warner No. 1675 10 - 4 - 17 - W4 31 July 1907[11]
Tyrells Lake No. 2007 20-5-17-W4 8 July 1909 1939 Demolished 1940s[12]
Milk River Valley/Masinasin No. 2024 15 - 2 - 13 - W4 24 August 1909 Originally named Milk River Valley, the name was changed to Masinasin in 1941.[13]
Milk River No. 2056 15 - 2 - 13 - W4 8 October 1909[13]
Grain No. 2597 15-1-11-W4 25 November 1911[14]
West Butte/St. Kilda No. 2747 11-1-12-W4 25 May 1912 Originally named West Butte, the name was changed to St. Kilda in 1920.[15]
Indian Rock No. 2540 18-1-12 -W4 moved? to 11 - 1 - 12 - W4 25 August 1911[16]
Locke No. 2730 31-1-13 -W4 Moved? to 28 - 2 - 13 - W4 10 May 1912[17]
Clarinda No. 2459 Clarinda School District No. 2459 ca. 1970s.jpg 8-1-13 -W4 10 June 1911[18]
Verburg No. 2439 33-1-14 -W4 10 May 1911[19]
Sexton Creek No. 2510 9-1-14 -W4 moved? to 33 - 1 - 14 - W4 24 July 1911[20]
Lind No. 2170 34-1-16 -W4 25 April 1910[21]
John Joes No. 2198 24-1-17-W4 26 May 1910 Also spelled John Jo[22]
Two Fifteen No. 2153 20-2-15-W4 26 March 1910 March 26 Moved to Milk River for a class room when the district was joined with Milk River Consolidated District 12, December 1945[23]
Sleepy Hollow No. 2634 Sleepy Holly School School District No. 2634 ca.1975.jpg 24-2-15-W4 25 January 1912[24]
Lucky Strike No. 2589 17-3-11-W4 9 November 1911[25]
Prairie Round No. 2152 21-3-12-W4 26 March 1910 March 26[26]
Patience No. 2156 23-6-17-W4 26 March 1910[27]
Maybutt Prairie Queen Hotel.jpg 32-6-19-W4 1910 1924 Classes were first held at the Presbyterian Church, a vacant Chinese restaurant and later the Prairie Queen Hotel at the corner of First Avenue and Front Street, Maybutt. Plans to build a school house never got past the planning stages and children from Maybutt were bused to the neighbouring town of Stirling in 1924.[28]
Kippen No. 2080 34-2-12-W4 9 December 1909 1933 Kippenville Consolidated 7 created in 1915 by Kippen & Green Villa disorganized in 1933[29]
Bankview No. 3042 Bankview School District No. 3042 1913-1953.jpg 16-1-17-W4 1913 1953
Craddock/Bluesky No. 3456 33 - 81 - 2 - W6 15 February 1917 Originally named Craddock, the name was changed to Bluesky in 1947.[30]
Coutts No. 3560 4 - 1 - 15 - W4 30 October 1917[31]
North Wrentham No. 3618 7 - 16 - W4 18 February 1918[32]
Wrentham No. 3617 36 - 6 - 17 - W4 18 February 1918[33]
Conrad No. 4077 11 - 61 - 12 - W4 3 November 1921[34]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4802001 - Warner County No. 5, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  6. ^ Two-Fifteen - Our Roots: Local Histories Online - Milk River Country
  7. ^ Early School Districts - Warner County No. 5, Alberta
  8. ^ Galt/Stirling S.D. 647 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  9. ^ Raymond S.D. 700 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  10. ^ Mommoth S.D. 1379 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  11. ^ Warner S.D. 1675 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  12. ^ Pioneering with a piece of chalk : the one-room country schools of Alberta, 1885-1982 - Tyrells Lake SD No. 2007
  13. ^ a b Milk River Valley/Masinasin S.D. 2024 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  14. ^ Grain S.D. 2597 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  15. ^ West Butte/St. Kilda S.D. 2747 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  16. ^ Indian Rock S.D. 2540 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  17. ^ Locke S.D. 2730 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  18. ^ Clarinda S.D. 2730 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  19. ^ Verburg S.D. 2439 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  20. ^ Sexton Creek S.D. 2510 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  21. ^ Lind S.D. 2170 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  22. ^ [Our Roots] - Pioneering with a piece of chalk : the one-room country schools of Alberta, 1885-1982 - John Joe SD No. 2198
  23. ^ Pioneering with a piece of chalk : the one-room country schools of Alberta, 1885-1982 - Two Fifteen SD No. 2153
  24. ^ Sleepy Hollow S.D. 2634 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  25. ^ Lucky Strike S.D. 2589 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  26. ^ Prairie Round S.D. 2152 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  27. ^ Patience S.D. 2156 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  28. ^ Stirling Its Story and People - Maybutt School - Page 191-192
  29. ^ Pioneering with a piece of chalk : the one-room country schools of Alberta, 1885-1982 - Kippen SD No. 2080
  30. ^ Craddock/Bluesky S.D. 3456 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives
  31. ^ Coutts S.D. 3560 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives]
  32. ^ North Wrentham S.D. 3618 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  33. ^ Wrentham S.D. 3617 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  34. ^ Conrad No. 4077 Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Glenbow Museum Archives

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