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Village of Opportunity
|Special Area||No. 4|
|• Village||September 23, 1912|
|• Land||3.05 km2 (1.18 sq mi)|
|Elevation||740 m (2,430 ft)|
|• Density||238.8/km2 (618/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|Postal code span||
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.
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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