Ardmore, Alberta

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Location of Ardmore in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°19′55″N110°28′58″W / 54.33194°N 110.48278°W / 54.33194; -110.48278 Coordinates: 54°19′55″N110°28′58″W / 54.33194°N 110.48278°W / 54.33194; -110.48278
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census division No. 12
Municipal district Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Area
[1]
  Land0.68 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [1]
  Total315
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

Ardmore, Alberta is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87. [2] It is located approximately 18 km (11 mi) east of Bonnyville along Highway 28 and has an elevation is 1,807 ft (551 m).

Hamlet (place) Small human settlement in a rural area

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The community's name may be a transfer from a place of the same name in Ireland or Scotland. [3]

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Ardmore recorded a population of 315 living in 133 of its 152 total private dwellings, a change of −5.4% from its 2011 population of 333. With a land area of 0.68 km2 (0.26 sq mi), it had a population density of

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As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Ardmore had a population of 333 living in 127 of its 128 total dwellings, a 6.1% change from its 2006 population of 314. With a land area of 0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi), it had a population density of

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References

  1. 1 2 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.
  2. Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  3. Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 12.
  4. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06.