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County of Warner No. 5
Last surviving elevator row in Alberta, located in Warner
|Census division||No. 2|
|• Land||4,531.55 km2 (1,749.64 sq mi)|
|• 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.
Warner was originally organised as a rural municipality in 1912. The County of Warner No. 5 was established in 1954.
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
- Stirling Agricultural Village, National Historic Site of Canada
- Warner elevator row, last surviving "Grain Elevator Row" in Alberta.
- Galt Historic Railway Park
- Michelsen Farmstead
- William T. Ogden House
- Lost Frontier Mini-Railway
- Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park
- Devil's Coulee Dinosaur Heritage Museum
- Centennial Park
- Stirling Elevator
- Neils Hogenson House
- Andrew Larson House
- Temple Hill
- Raymond Golf Club
- Milk River Golf Club
- Stirling Settler Days
- Victorian Prairie Christmas - Galt Railway Park
- Raymond Stampede
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
The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the County of Warner No. 5:
The following hamlets are located within the County of Warner No. 5:
The following localities are located within the County of Warner No. 5:
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.
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