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Arrowwood
Village
Village of Arrowwood
Last of four elevators along the former CPR track bed on the west side of town.
Last of four elevators along the former CPR track bed on the west side of town.
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 5
Municipal district Vulcan County
Incorporated  
 • Village May 13, 1926
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Elevation
930 m (3,050 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 207
 • Density 276.1/km2 (715/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Highways Highway 547

Arrowwood is a village in Vulcan County, Alberta, Canada. It is located on Highway 547, approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of Okotoks.

The community takes its name from nearby East Arrowwood Creek.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Arrowwood recorded a population of 207 living in 72 of its 79 total private dwellings, a 10.1% change from its 2011 population of 188. With a land area of 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 276.0/km2 (715/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Arrowwood had a population of 188 living in 70 of its 74 total dwellings, a −14.9% change from its 2006 population of 221. With a land area of 0.66 km2 (0.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 284.8/km2 (738/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of the Village of Arrowwood according to its 2011 municipal census is 188, a 16.1% decrease from its 2007 municipal census population of 224.

Notable people

The Canadian-American actress Joyce Meadows was born in Arrowwood but left the village in her early childhood.

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