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County of Paintearth No. 18
Municipal district
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Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 7
Established 1944
Incorporated 1962
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 3,283.36 km2 (1,267.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 2,102
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

The County of Paintearth No. 18 is a municipal district in east central Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 7, its municipal office is located southeast of the Town of Castor near the intersection of Highway 12 and Highway 36.

History

Originally incorporated in 1944 as the Municipal District of Paintearth No. 334, it was established as a county in 1962.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Paintearth No. 18 recorded a population of 2,102 living in 638 of its 696 total private dwellings, a 3.6% change from its 2011 population of 2,029. With a land area of 3,283.36 km2 (1,267.71 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the County of Paintearth No. 18 had a population of 2,029 living in 615 of its 653 total dwellings, a -4.6% change from its 2006 population of 2,126. With a land area of 3,287.24 km2 (1,269.21 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, the County of Paintearth No. 18 had a population of 2,126 living in 733 dwellings, a 3.0% decrease from 2001. The county has a land area of 3,287.24 km2 (1,269.21 sq mi) and a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi).

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 2,192 in 734 dwellings, a 5.4% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 3,286.38 km² it had a density of 0.7 inhabitants/km².

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