kids encyclopedia robot

Clear Hills County facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Clear Hills County
Official seal of Clear Hills County
Seal
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 17
Established 1995
Incorporated 2006
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 15,125.49 km2 (5,839.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 3,023
 • Density 0.2/km2 (0.5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)

Clear Hills County is a municipal district in north western Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 17.

In 1950, the massive Chinchaga fire burned through much of the region.

On January 1, 2006, the name was changed from Municipal District of Clear Hills No. 21 to Clear Hills County.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Clear Hills recorded a population of 3,023 living in 938 of its 1,062 total private dwellings, a 7.9% change from its 2011 population of 2,801. With a land area of 15,125.49 km2 (5,839.98 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.2/km2 (0.52/sq mi) in 2016.

Clear Hills County's 2012 municipal census counted a population of 2,829, a 4.7% decrease over its 2008 municipal census population of 2,970.

In the 2011 Census, Clear Hills County had a population of 2,801 living in 893 of its 938 total dwellings, a 3.2% change from its 2006 population of 2,714. With a land area of 15,115.03 km2 (5,835.95 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.2/km2 (0.52/sq mi) in 2011.

Communities and localities

kids search engine
Clear Hills County Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.