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Acadia Valley
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Country Canada
Province Alberta
Planning region Red Deer
Municipal district M.D. of Acadia No. 34
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
Area
 • Land 0.47 km2 (0.18 sq mi)
Elevation
716 m (2,349 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 149
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)

Acadia Valley is a hamlet in southeast Alberta within the Municipal District (MD) of Acadia No. 34. The MD of Acadia No. 34's municipal office is located in Acadia Valley.

Acadia Valley is located along Highway 41 commonly referred to as Buffalo Trail between Oyen and Medicine Hat and sits about 14.5 km (9.0 mi) west of the Alberta-Saskatchewan border. Acadia Valley sits at an elevation of 716 m (2,349 ft).

The hamlet is located within census division No. 4. It was named in 1910 by settlers from Nova Scotia.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Acadia Valley recorded a population of 149 living in 71 of its 82 total private dwellings, a change of 8.8% from its 2011 population of 137. With a land area of 0.47 km2 (0.18 sq mi), it had a population density of 317.0/km2 (821/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Acadia Valley had a population of 137 living in 59 of its 63 total dwellings, a −2.1% change from its 2006 population of 140. With a land area of 0.48 km2 (0.19 sq mi), it had a population density of 285/km2 (740/sq mi) in 2011.

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