Carbondale, Alberta facts for kids
Carbondale was so named on account of coal mines near the original town site; coal is a carbon-based fuel.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Carbondale recorded a population of 75 living in 32 of its 38 total private dwellings, a change of -12.8% from its 2011 population of 86. With a land area of 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 67.0/km2 (174/sq mi) in 2016.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Carbondale had a population of 86 living in 35 of its 40 total dwellings, a 43.3% change from its 2006 population of 60. With a land area of 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 77.5/km2 (201/sq mi) in 2011.
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