White Sands, Alberta

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White Sands
Summer village
Summer Village of White Sands
White Sands, Alberta is located in Alberta
White Sands, Alberta
Location of White Sands in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°28′00″N 112°49′00″W / 52.46667°N 112.81663°W / 52.46667; -112.81663Coordinates: 52°28′00″N 112°49′00″W / 52.46667°N 112.81663°W / 52.46667; -112.81663
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 7
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal incorporation
 • Mayor Lorne Thurston
 • Governing body White Sands Summer Village Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 1.60 km2 (0.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 91
 • Density 57.0/km2 (148/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 217
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Official website

White Sands is a summer village in Alberta, Canada. It is located on the southeast shore of Buffalo Lake, northwest from the Town of Stettler and east of the Summer Village of Rochon Sands and Rochon Sands Provincial Park.

The summer village is within the municipal boundaries of the County of Stettler No. 6.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Summer Village of White Sands had a population of 91 living in 44 of its 217 total dwellings, a -24.2% change from its 2006 population of 120. With a land area of 1.6 km2 (0.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 56.9/km2 (147.3/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, White Sands had a population of 120 living in 212 dwellings, a 64.4% increase from 2001. The summer village has a land area of 1.60 km2 (0.62 sq mi) and a population density of 75.2/km2 (195/sq mi).[4]

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