Acadia Valley facts for kids
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|Planning region||Red Deer|
|Municipal district||M.D. of Acadia No. 34|
|• Land||0.47 km2 (0.18 sq mi)|
|Elevation||716 m (2,349 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
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.
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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