Aetna, Alberta facts for kids
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|Municipal district||Cardston County|
|• Land||0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi)|
|• Density||114.6/km2 (297/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−07:00 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (MDT)|
|Area codes||403, 587, 825|
Settlement of the Aetna area began in 1888. Until 1893, the area was known as Snake Creek. In 1893 the community was named after Mount Etna by John W. Taylor, apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who said a nearby hill resembled the Sicilian mountain.
In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Aetna recorded a population of109 living in 35 of its 37 total private dwellings, a change of -3.5% from its 2016 population of 113. With a land area of 0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi), it had a population density of 114.7/km2 (297/sq mi) in 2021.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Aetna recorded a population of 113 living in 31 of its 33 total private dwellings, a change of 50.7% from its 2011 population of 75. With a land area of 0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi), it had a population density of 118.9/km2 (308/sq mi) in 2016.
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