Caroline, Alberta facts for kids
|Village of Caroline|
|Motto: Prospering at Nature's Doorstep|
|Municipal district||Clearwater County|
|• Village||December 31, 1951|
|• Land||2.04 km2 (0.79 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,065 m (3,494 ft)|
|• Density||250.4/km2 (649/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|Postal code span||T0M-0M0|
The community is named after Caroline Langley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Langley. The family opened the community's original post office in 1908.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Caroline recorded a population of 512 living in 233 of its 259 total private dwellings, a 2.2% change from its 2011 population of 501. With a land area of 2.04 km2 (0.79 sq mi), it had a population density of 251.0/km2 (650/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, the Village of Caroline had a population of 501 living in 201 of its 248 total dwellings, a -2.7% change from its 2006 population of 515. With a land area of 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 253.0/km2 (655/sq mi) in 2011.
In 2006, Caroline had a population of 515 living in 235 dwellings, a 7.4% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 1.98 square kilometres (0.76 sq mi) and a population density of 259.8 inhabitants per square kilometre (673/sq mi).
In the mid-1980s a large gas field valued at 10 billion dollars was discovered nearby and subsequently developed by Shell.
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