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|Village of Caroline|
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||229.9/km2 (595/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Postal code span||
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 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Caroline recorded a population of470 living in 219 of its 246 total private dwellings, a change of -8.2% from its 2016 population of 512. With a land area of 2.04 km2 (0.79 sq mi), it had a population density of 230.4/km2 (597/sq mi) in 2021.
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 mid-1980s a large gas field valued at 10 billion dollars was discovered nearby and subsequently developed by Shell.
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