Widewater, Alberta

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Widewater
Widewater is located in Alberta
Widewater
Widewater
Location of Widewater
Widewater is located in Canada
Widewater
Widewater
Widewater (Canada)
Coordinates: 55°22′N 115°02′W / 55.367°N 115.033°W / 55.367; -115.033Coordinates: 55°22′N 115°02′W / 55.367°N 115.033°W / 55.367; -115.033
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census division17
Municipal districtMunicipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Governing bodyMunicipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 Council
Area
 (2021)[1]
 • Land3.69 km2 (1.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total405
 • Density109.6/km2 (284/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Area code(s)780, 587, 825

Widewater is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124.[2] It is located on Highway 2, approximately 225 kilometres (140 mi) northwest of Edmonton.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Widewater had a population of 405 living in 153 of its 174 total private dwellings, a change of 3.3% from its 2016 population of 392. With a land area of 3.69 km2 (1.42 sq mi), it had a population density of 109.8/km2 (284.3/sq mi) in 2021.[1]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Widewater had a population of 348 living in 128 of its 138 total private dwellings, a change of -0.9% from its 2011 population of 351. With a land area of 2.06 km2 (0.80 sq mi), it had a population density of 168.9/km2 (437.5/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada and designated places". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 10, 2022.
  2. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.