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Birch Hills County
Official seal of Birch Hills County
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Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 19
Established 1995
Area
 (2021)
 • Land 2,848.75 km2 (1,099.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total 1,516
 • Density 0.5/km2 (1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)

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

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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.

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