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|Village of Coutts|
Coutts border crossing, into the US
The Gateway to Alberta
Location within County of Warner
|Planning region||South Saskatchewan|
|• Village||January 1, 1960|
|• Land||1.18 km2 (0.46 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,070 m (3,510 ft)|
|• Density||190.4/km2 (493/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Area code(s)||403 / 587|
|Highways|| Hwy 4
Coutts ( koots) is a village in southern Alberta, Canada that is a port of entry into the U.S. state of Montana. It is one of the busiest ports of entry on the Canada–United States border in western Canada. It connects Highway 4 to Interstate 15, an important trade route (CANAMEX Corridor) between Alberta, American states along I-15, and Mexico.
The community has the name of William Burdett-Coutts, a railroad official.
In 2004, a joint border facility opened in Coutts–Sweet Grass, Montana, housing both Canadian and American federal authorities.
|Source: Statistics Canada
In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Coutts recorded a population of224 living in 112 of its 152 total private dwellings, a change of -8.6% from its 2016 population of 245. With a land area of 1.18 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 189.8/km2 (492/sq mi) in 2021.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Coutts recorded a population of 245 living in 122 of its 159 total private dwellings, a change of -11.6% from its 2011 population of 277. With a land area of 1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi), it had a population density of 197.6/km2 (512/sq mi) in 2016.
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