Blackie, Alberta facts for kids
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|Region||Calgary Metropolitan Region|
|Municipal district||Foothills County|
|• Land||0.76 km2 (0.29 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−07:00 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (MDT)|
|Area code(s)||403, 587, 825|
The community was named after John Stuart Blackie, a Scottish scholar. Previously incorporated as a village on December 30, 1912, Blackie dissolved to hamlet status on August 31, 1997.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Blackie recorded a population of 314 living in 126 of its 147 total private dwellings, a change of -8.5% from its 2011 population of 343. With a land area of 0.76 km2 (0.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 413.2/km2 (1,070/sq mi) in 2016.
As a designated place in the 2011 census, Blackie had a population of 343 living in 138 of its 149 total dwellings, a 0.3% change from its 2006 population of 342. With a land area of 0.74 km2 (0.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 464/km2 (1,200/sq mi) in 2011.
- Jeremy Colliton - professional ice hockey centre, head coach Chicago Blackhawks
- George Groeneveld - Member of the Legislature of Alberta for Highwood, November 22, 2004 - April 23, 2012
- "Boxcar" Pat Egan - former professional ice hockey defenseman
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