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Birch Hills County
Municipal district
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Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 19
Established 1995
Area (2016)
 • Land 2,859.6 km2 (1,104.1 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 1,553
 • Density 0.5/km2 (1/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Birch Hills County is a municipal district in north-western Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 19, northeast of Grande Prairie.

The district takes its name from a range of hills of the same name, which in turn were named by Cree Indians.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Birch Hills County recorded a population of 1,553 living in 496 of its 616 total private dwellings, a -1.8% change from its 2011 population of 1,582. With a land area of 2,859.6 km2 (1,104.1 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, Birch Hills County had a population of 1,582 living in 519 of its 596 total dwellings, a 7.6% change from its 2006 population of 1,470. With a land area of 2,856.69 km2 (1,102.97 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of Birch Hills County according to its 2008 municipal census is 1,610.

In 2006, Birch Hills County had a population of 1,470 living in 573 dwellings, a 10.6% decrease from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 2,856.69 km2 (1,102.97 sq mi) and a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi).

In 2001, the municipal district has a population of 1,644 in 636 dwellings, a 2.3% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 2,856 km² it has a density of 0.6 inhabitants/km².

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