Wayne, Alberta

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Wayne
Former hamlet
Wayne, Alberta is located in Alberta
Wayne, Alberta
Location of Wayne in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°22′55″N 112°39′36″W / 51.382°N 112.660°W / 51.382; -112.660Coordinates: 51°22′55″N 112°39′36″W / 51.382°N 112.660°W / 51.382; -112.660
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 5
Municipality Town of Drumheller
Government[1]
 • Mayor Terry Yemen
 • Governing body
Elevation 695 m (2,280 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Rosedeer Hotel in Wayne

Wayne is a community within the Town of Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. It was previously a hamlet within the former Municipal District (MD) of Badlands No. 7[2] prior to the MD's amalgamation with the former City of Drumheller on January 1, 1998.[3]

Wayne is located approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) southeast of Drumheller's main townsite and 104 km (65 mi) northeast of Calgary. It lies in the Rosebud River valley and has an elevation of 695 m (2,280 ft). It is accessed via Highway 10X from Rosedale to the north through a 150 m (490 ft) deep canyon in the badlands, across 11 bridges that span the Rosebud River.

Wayne is within Census Division No. 5 and in the federal riding of Crowfoot.

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Wayne was the site of several coal mines that were closed in the 1950s. It is host to a few historic sites, including the Rosedeer Hotel.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. March 3, 2017. Retrieved March 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Town of Drumheller Municipal Development Plan: Volume 1 Background Study" (PDF). Town of Drumheller and Palliser Regional Municipal Services. April 21, 2008. p. 5. Retrieved October 10, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Location and History Profile: Town of Drumheller". Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 4, 2013. Retrieved October 10, 2013.