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County of Warner No. 5
Municipal district
Last surviving elevator row in Alberta, located in Warner
Last surviving elevator row in Alberta, located in Warner
Official logo of County of Warner No. 5
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 2
Established 1912
Incorporated 1950
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 4,531.55 km2 (1,749.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 3,847
 • Density 0.8/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

The County of Warner No. 5 is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 2 just north of the United States border, its municipal office is located in the Village of Warner.

History

Warner was originally organised as a rural municipality in 1912. The County of Warner No. 5 was established in 1954.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Warner No. 5 recorded a population of 3,847 living in 816 of its 941 total private dwellings, a 0.2% change from its 2011 population of 3,841. With a land area of 4,531.55 km2 (1,749.64 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.8/km2 (2.1/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the County of Warner No. 5 had a population of 3,841 living in 820 of its 956 total dwellings, a 5.1% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 3,654. With a land area of 4,517.67 km2 (1,744.28 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.9/km2 (2.3/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, the County of Warner No. 5 had a population of 3,674 living in 887 dwellings, a 3.3% decrease from 2001. However, this population has since been revised by Statistics Canada to 3,776. Using the pre-revised Statistics Canada data, the County of Warner No. 5 had a land area of 4,519.77 km2 (1,745.09 sq mi) and a population density of 0.8/km2 (2.1/sq mi).

In 2001, the County of Warner No. 5 had a population of 3,798 in 880 dwellings, a 6.7% increase from 1996. On a surface of 4,516.09 km² it had a density of 0.8 inhabitants/km².

Tourism and attractions

See also: List of attractions and landmarks in Stirling
Entrance to Stirling, Alberta - Tourist info. Kiosk
Stirling tourist information replica pioneer house & Bishop's storehouse.
Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta
Writing-on-stone Provincial Park
Galt Historic Railway Park; Stirling, AB
Galt Historic Railway Park, Warner County No. 5, Alberta

Events

  • Stirling Settler Days
  • Victorian Prairie Christmas - Galt Railway Park
  • Raymond Stampede

History

The County of Warner No. 5 comprises approximately 50 townships, and is bordered on the south by the Canadian-United States border, It is composed of the former Municipal District of Warner No. 36 and a portion of the former Municipal District of Sugar City No. 37.

The following is the events that lead to the incorporation of the County of Warner No. 5:

  • January, 1913 - Municipal District of Warner No. 36 incorporated.
  • January 23, 1923 - Municipal District of Sugar City No. 37 incorporated.
  • 1942 - Sugar City Municipality enlarged to include Local Improvement District

No. 7 and portions of Local Improvement Districts 8, 38 and 67.

  • January 6, 1950 - Warner Municipality enlarged to include Milk River, Coutts and Masinasin districts.
  • December 31, 1953 - Sugar City dissolved and portion added to the Municipal District of Warner.
  • January 1, 1954 - County of Warner No. 5 incorporated.

Communities and localities

Education

Westwind School Division No. 74 and Horizon School Division No. 67 provide education within the boundaries of the County of Warner No. 5.

Early school districts

Listed below are the former school districts that once provided education within the County of Warner No. 5.

Name & SD No. Image Location Date Established Date Closed/
Disbanded
Notes
Galt/Stirling No. 647 Stirling School 1902. Stirling, Alberta.png 29 - 6 - 19 - W4 19 November 1901 Originally named Galt, the name was changed to Stirling in 1957.
Raymond No. 700 8 - 6 - 20 - W4 1 May 1902
Mammoth No. 1379 24 - 5 - 20 - W4 9 August 1905
Warner No. 1675 10 - 4 - 17 - W4 31 July 1907
Tyrells Lake No. 2007 20-5-17-W4 8 July 1909 1939 Demolished 1940s
Milk River Valley/Masinasin No. 2024 15 - 2 - 13 - W4 24 August 1909 Originally named Milk River Valley, the name was changed to Masinasin in 1941.
Milk River No. 2056 15 - 2 - 13 - W4 8 October 1909
Grain No. 2597 15-1-11-W4 25 November 1911
West Butte/St. Kilda No. 2747 11-1-12-W4 25 May 1912 Originally named West Butte, the name was changed to St. Kilda in 1920.
Indian Rock No. 2540 18-1-12 -W4 moved? to 11 - 1 - 12 - W4 25 August 1911
Locke No. 2730 31-1-13 -W4 Moved? to 28 - 2 - 13 - W4 10 May 1912
Clarinda No. 2459 Clarinda School District No. 2459 ca. 1970s.jpg 8-1-13 -W4 10 June 1911
Verburg No. 2439 33-1-14 -W4 10 May 1911
Sexton Creek No. 2510 9-1-14 -W4 moved? to 33 - 1 - 14 - W4 24 July 1911
Lind No. 2170 34-1-16 -W4 25 April 1910
John Joes No. 2198 24-1-17-W4 26 May 1910 Also spelled John Jo
Two Fifteen No. 2153 20-2-15-W4 26 March 1910 March 26 Moved to Milk River for a class room when the district was joined with Milk River Consolidated District 12, December 1945
Sleepy Hollow No. 2634 Sleepy Holly School School District No. 2634 ca.1975.jpg 24-2-15-W4 25 January 1912
Lucky Strike No. 2589 17-3-11-W4 9 November 1911
Prairie Round No. 2152 21-3-12-W4 26 March 1910 March 26
Patience No. 2156 23-6-17-W4 26 March 1910
Maybutt 32-6-19-W4 1912
Kippen No. 2080 34-2-12-W4 9 December 1909 1933 Kippenville Consolidated 7 created in 1915 by Kippen & Green Villa disorganized in 1933
Bankview No. 3042 Bankview School District No. 3042 1913-1953.jpg 16-1-17-W4 1913 1953
Craddock/Bluesky No. 3456 33 - 81 - 2 - W6 15 February 1917 Originally named Craddock, the name was changed to Bluesky in 1947.
Coutts No. 3560 4 - 1 - 15 - W4 30 October 1917
North Wrentham No. 3618 7 - 16 - W4 18 February 1918
Wrentham No. 3617 36 - 6 - 17 - W4 18 February 1918
Conrad No. 4077 11 - 61 - 12 - W4 3 November 1921
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