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Chipman
Village
Village of Chipman
Nativity of the Mother of God (St. Mary's) Ukrainian Catholic Church
Nativity of the Mother of God (St. Mary's) Ukrainian Catholic Church
Nickname(s): Coyote County
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 10
Municipal district Lamont County
Incorporated  
 • Village October 21, 1913
Area (2016)
 • Land 9.61 km2 (3.71 sq mi)
Elevation 670 m (2,200 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 274
 • Density 28.5/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 15
Highway 834
Website Official website

Chipman is a village in central Alberta, Canada within Lamont County and Census Division No. 10. It is located on Highway 15, approximately 11 km (7 mi) southeast of Lamont, 22 km (14 mi) northwest of Mundare, 70 km (44 mi) east of Edmonton, and 30 km (18 mi) northeast of the Yellowhead Highway entrance to Elk Island National Park.

History

Chipman was incorporated as a village on October 21, 1913. The village has the name of Clarence Campbell Chipman, a railroad official.

Surrounding area

L.I.D. 27N4 administered the Chipman-Mundare area upon its first meeting July 14, 1906 with Councillors Michael Eleniuk (chairman), J. Wilinski, P. Bahry, and H. Theis (secretary treasurer).

In March 1944, the M.D. of Pines No. 516 was united with the municipal districts of Wostok and Leslie to form the M.D. of Lamont No. 516. It was later renumbered as M.D. of Lamont No. 82 on April 1, 1945.

On January 1, 1968, the County of Lamont No. 30 was incorporated through the unification of the Lamont School Division No. 18 and the M.D. of Lamont No. 82. It was eventually renamed to Lamont County on January 1, 2000.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Chipman recorded a population of 274 living in 124 of its 145 total private dwellings, a -3.5% change from its 2011 population of 284. With a land area of 9.61 km2 (3.71 sq mi), it had a population density of 28.5/km2 (74/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Chipman had a population of 284 living in 134 of its 144 total dwellings, a 12.3% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 253. With a land area of 9.61 km2 (3.71 sq mi), it had a population density of 29.6/km2 (77/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of the Village of Chipman according to its 2009 municipal census is 294.

In 2006, Chipman had a population of 238 living in 113 dwellings, a 3.6% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 0.62 square kilometres (0.24 sq mi) and a population density of 384.6/km2 (996/sq mi).


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