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|Hamlet of Cereal|
|Special Area||No. 3|
|• Village||August 19, 1914|
|Dissolved||January 1, 2021|
|• Land||0.79 km2 (0.31 sq mi)|
|Elevation||765 m (2,510 ft)|
|• Density||140.9/km2 (365/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
Cereal is a hamlet within Special Area No. 3 in central Alberta, Canada. It is approximately 161 km (100 mi) east of Drumheller. It was named after the post office that was established in the area in 1910. The name of the post office alluded to grain fields near the community. Cereal held village status prior to 2021.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Cereal recorded a population of 111 living in 59 of its 63 total private dwellings, a -17.2% change from its 2011 population of 134. With a land area of 0.79 km2 (0.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 140.5/km2 (364/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, Cereal had a population of 134 living in 71 of its 79 total dwellings, a 6.3% change from its 2006 population of 126. With a land area of 0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi), it had a population density of 141.1/km2 (365/sq mi) in 2011.
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