Beaver County, Alberta facts for kids
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Killean Farms Ltd. grain elevator in Shonts
Location within Alberta
|• Land||3,317.57 km2 (1,280.92 sq mi)|
|• Density||1.8/km2 (5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
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Beaver County was incorporated as a municipal district on July 31, 1999, and the name was changed from "County of Beaver No. 9" to "Beaver County".
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Beaver County recorded a population of 5,905 living in 2,177 of its 2,381 total private dwellings, a 3.8% change from its 2011 population of 5,689. With a land area of 3,317.57 km2 (1,280.92 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, Beaver County had a population of 5,689 living in 2,109 of its 2,324 total dwellings, a 0.2% change from its 2006 population of 5,676. With a land area of 3,315.84 km2 (1,280.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi) in 2011.
In 2009, Beaver County had a population of 5,630 living in 2,291 dwellings.
Communities and localities
The following urban municipalities are surrounded by Beaver County:
The following hamlets are located within Beaver County:
The following localities are located within Beaver County:
Two parks with campgrounds are located in the county's limits, Black Nugget Lake (located between Tofield and Ryley, south of Highway 14) and Camp Lake (located east of Viking, between Kinsella and Innisfree).
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