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County of Barrhead No. 11
Municipal district
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1955
Incorporated 1959 (County)
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 2,406.25 km2 (929.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 6,288
 • Density 2.6/km2 (7/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

The County of Barrhead No. 11 is a municipal district in north central Alberta, Canada. It is located northwest of Edmonton and is in Census Division No. 13.

Demographics

Visible minority and Aboriginal population (Canada 2006 Census)
Population group Population  % of total population
White 5,520 94.4%
Visible minority group
Source:
South Asian 0 0%
Chinese 0 0%
Black 0 0%
Filipino 0 0%
Latin American 0 0%
Arab 0 0%
Southeast Asian 0 0%
West Asian 0 0%
Korean 0 0%
Japanese 0 0%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 0 0%
Multiple visible minority 0 0%
Total visible minority population 10 0.2%
Aboriginal group
Source:
First Nations 55 0.9%
Métis 240 4.1%
Inuit 0 0%
Aboriginal, n.i.e. 15 0.3%
Multiple Aboriginal identity 0 0%
Total Aboriginal population 315 5.4%
Total population 5,845 100%

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Barrhead No. 11 recorded a population of 6,288 living in 2,298 of its 2,830 total private dwellings, a 3.1% change from its 2011 population of 6,096. With a land area of 2,406.25 km2 (929.06 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.6/km2 (6.7/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the County of Barrhead No. 11 had a population of 6,096 living in 2,206 of its 2,718 total dwellings, a 4.3% change from its 2006 population of 5,845. With a land area of 2,404.7 km2 (928.5 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.5/km2 (6.5/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, the County of Barrhead had a population of 5,845 living in 2,490 dwellings, a 1.3% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 2,404.55 km2 (928.40 sq mi) and a population density of 2.4/km2 (6.2/sq mi).

The Statistics Canada 2001 census showed a population of 5,768 in the 2,404.54 km² county area.

Communities and localities

Attractions

  • Parks: Thunder Lake Provincial Park, Holmes Crossing Recreation Area, Klondike Ferry Park
  • Dolberg Lake Campground, Homesteaders Walking Trail
  • Lakes: Clear Lake, Lac la Nonne / Elks Beach, Peanut Lake
  • Sport Venues in Barrhead: Swimming Pool, Curling Rink, Rodeo Grounds, Tennis Courts
    • Ice hockey: Barrhead Agrena
    • Golf: Barrhead Golf Course, Paddle River Golf Course
    • Bowling: Blue Heron Bowl
  • Ski: Misty Ridge Ski Hill
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