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Village of Cereal
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 4
Special Area No. 3
 • Village August 19, 1914
 • Land 0.79 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
765 m (2,510 ft)
 • Total 111
 • Density 140.9/km2 (365/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
Highways Highway 9
Highway 886

Cereal is a village in central Alberta east of Drumheller. It was named after the post office that was established in the area in 1910. The name alludes to grain fields near the town site.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of 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, the Village of 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.

In 2006, Cereal had a population of 126 living in 68 dwellings, a 32.6% decrease from 2001. The Village has a land area of 0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi) and a population density of 133.2/km2 (345/sq mi).

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