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Coordinates: 51°05′07″N 112°50′02″W / 51.08528°N 112.83389°W / 51.08528; -112.83389Coordinates: 51°05′07″N 112°50′02″W / 51.08528°N 112.83389°W / 51.08528; -112.83389
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 5
Municipal district Wheatland County, Alberta
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
Area
 • Land 0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 5
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Area code(s) 403, 587, 825

Chancellor is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Wheatland County. It is located approximately 26 kilometres (16 mi) north of Highway 1 and 86 kilometres (53 mi) east of Calgary.

Chancellor originally was built up chiefly by Germans, who named the hamlet after the office of Chancellor of Germany. It got its first post office in 1918 which was lost in a fire in 1930 along with most of the original buildings, with the memorial hall being the only original building standing.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Chancellor recorded a population of 5 living in 3 of its 3 total private dwellings, a change of 0% from its 2011 population of 5. With a land area of 0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 15.6/km2 (40/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Chancellor had a population of 5 living in 5 of its 6 total dwellings, a 0% change from its 2006 population of 5. With a land area of 0.33 km2 (0.13 sq mi), it had a population density of 15.2/km2 (39/sq mi) in 2011.

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