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Consort
Village
Motto: Village of Opportunity
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 4
Special Area No. 4
Incorporated  
 • Village September 23, 1912
Area (2016)
 • Land 3.05 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Elevation 740 m (2,430 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 729
 • Density 238.8/km2 (618/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0C 1B0
Highways Highway 12
Highway 41
Highway 886
Website Official website

Consort is a village in eastern Alberta, Canada. It is located at the intersection of Highway 12 and Highway 41, approximately 250 km (160 mi) southeast of Edmonton, 252 km (157 mi) northeast of Calgary, and 283 km (176 mi) west of Saskatoon. The Saskatchewan border is approximately 60 km (37 mi) to the east.

Consort and Alberta Beach hold the distinction of being the only two urban municipalities (cities, towns, villages, and summer villages) in Alberta that do not include its municipal status in its official legal name. Its official name is simply Consort instead of Village of Consort like the convention used by other urban municipalities.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Consort recorded a population of 729 living in 280 of its 310 total private dwellings, a 5.8% change from its 2011 population of 689. With a land area of 3.05 km2 (1.18 sq mi), it had a population density of 239.0/km2 (619/sq mi) in 2016.

Consort's 2012 municipal census counted a population of 722.

In the 2011 Census, Consort had a population of 689 living in 274 of its 305 total dwellings, a -6.8% change from its 2006 population of 739. With a land area of 2.83 km2 (1.09 sq mi), it had a population density of 243.5/km2 (631/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, Consort had a population of 739 living in 295 dwellings, a 16.6% increase from 2001. The village had a land area of 2.63 km2 (1.02 sq mi) and a population density of 281.2 inhabitants per square kilometer.


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