Castor, Alberta facts for kids
|Town of Castor|
|Municipal district||County of Paintearth No. 18|
|• Village||November 26, 1909|
|• Town||June 27, 1910|
|• Land||2.63 km2 (1.02 sq mi)|
|Elevation||816 m (2,677 ft)|
|• Density||352.6/km2 (913/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|Postal code span||T0C 0X0|
|Area code(s)||403, 587|
Castor is French (Latin) for beaver.
Castor was incorporated on July 13, 1910.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Castor recorded a population of 929 living in 419 of its 448 total private dwellings, a -0.3% change from its 2011 population of 932. With a land area of 2.63 km2 (1.02 sq mi), it had a population density of 353.2/km2 (915/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, the Town of Castor had a population of 932 living in 417 of its 456 total dwellings, a 0.1% change from its 2006 population of 931. With a land area of 2.72 km2 (1.05 sq mi), it had a population density of 342.6/km2 (887/sq mi) in 2011.
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