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|Hamlet of Dewberry|
The post office in Dewberry
|Municipal district||County of Vermilion River|
|• Village||January 1, 1957|
|Dissolved||January 1, 2021|
|• Land||0.82 km2 (0.32 sq mi)|
|Elevation||600 m (2,000 ft)|
|• Density||226.3/km2 (586/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
Dewberry is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within the County of Vermilion River. It is approximately 66 km (41 mi) northwest of Lloydminster. The hamlet was named for the dewberries growing near the community. Its first school opened in 1930. Dewberry held village status prior to 2021.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Dewberry recorded a population of 186 living in 90 of its 104 total private dwellings, a -7.5% change from its 2011 population of 201. With a land area of 0.82 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 226.8/km2 (587/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, Dewberry had a population of 201 living in 87 of its 106 total dwellings, a 2.6% change from its 2006 population of 196. With a land area of 0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 239.3/km2 (620/sq mi) in 2011.
The population of Dewberry according to its 2010 municipal census is 219, a 5.2% decrease from its 2008 municipal census population of 231.
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