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Daysland
Town
Town of Daysland
Main Street, Daysland, 2012
Main Street, Daysland, 2012
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 7
Municipal district Flagstaff County
Incorporated  
 • Village April 23, 1906
 • Town April 2, 1907
Area (2016)
 • Land 1.75 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Elevation 708 m (2,323 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 824
 • Density 471.1/km2 (1,220/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0B 1A0
Highways Highway 13
Highway 855
Waterways Wavy Lake
Website Official website

Daysland is a town in central Alberta located on Highway 13, 43 kilometres (27 mi) east of Camrose.

History

The community was named for its founder and first mayor, Edgerton W. Day, who purchased 116,483 acres (47,139 ha) of land from the CPR in 1904 to form the basis of Daysland.

Demographics

Daysland, 1920
Daysland Cemetery, 2012

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Daysland recorded a population of 824 living in 330 of its 356 total private dwellings, a 2.1% change from its 2011 population of 807. With a land area of 1.75 km2 (0.68 sq mi), it had a population density of 470.9/km2 (1,220/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Daysland had a population of 807 living in 329 of its 352 total dwellings, a -1.3% change from its 2006 population of 818. With a land area of 1.75 km2 (0.68 sq mi), it had a population density of 461.1/km2 (1,194/sq mi) in 2011.


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