Wheatland County, Alberta

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Wheatland County
Municipal district
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Wheatland County, Alberta is located in Alberta
Wheatland County, Alberta
Location of Wheatland County in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°02′16″N 113°24′01″W / 51.03778°N 113.40028°W / 51.03778; -113.40028Coordinates: 51°02′16″N 113°24′01″W / 51.03778°N 113.40028°W / 51.03778; -113.40028
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 5
Established 1955
Incorporated 1961 (County)
Government[1]
 • Reeve Glenn Koester
 • Governing body
 • CAO Alan Parkin
 • Office location east of Strathmore
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 4,545.92 km2 (1,755.19 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 8,788
 • Density 1.9/km2 (5/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website wheatlandcounty.ca

Wheatland County is a municipal district in south-central Alberta, Canada, east of Calgary. Located in Census Division No. 5, its municipal office is located east of the Town of Strathmore on Highway 1.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Wheatland County recorded a population of 8,788 living in 2,836 of its 3,117 total private dwellings, a 6.1% change from its 2011 population of 8,285. With a land area of 4,545.92 km2 (1,755.19 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, Wheatland County had a population of 8,285 living in 2,659 of its 2,941 total dwellings, a 2.2% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 8,109. With a land area of 4,539.26 km2 (1,752.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

In 2006, Wheatland County had a population of 8,164 living in 2,620 dwellings, a 3.5% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 4,550.92 km2 (1,757.12 sq mi) and a population density of 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi).[4]

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 7,889 in 2,516 dwellings, a 12.4% increase from 1996. On a surface of 4,551.20 km² it had a density of 1.7 inhabitants/km².[5]

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