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|Village of Coutts|
Coutts border crossing, into the US
The Gateway to Alberta
|Municipal district||County of Warner No. 5|
|• Village||January 1, 1960|
|• Land||1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,070 m (3,510 ft)|
|• Density||197.2/km2 (511/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Area code(s)||403 / 587|
|Highways|| Hwy 4
Coutts // is a village in Alberta and 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 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.
In the 2011 Census, the Village of Coutts had a population of 277 living in 123 of its 154 total dwellings, a change of −9.2% from its 2006 population of 305. With a land area of 0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi), it had a population density of 282.7/km2 (732/sq mi) in 2011.
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