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|Village of Duchess|
Where the Swan Sits
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|Municipal district||County of Newell|
|• Village||May 12, 1921|
|• Land||1.96 km2 (0.76 sq mi)|
|Elevation||760 m (2,490 ft)|
|• Density||553.4/km2 (1,433/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Highways||Veteran Memorial Highway|
The village was named for Duchess Louise Marguerite. It is mainly a ranching community.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Duchess recorded a population of 1,085 living in 371 of its 390 total private dwellings, a 9.4% change from its 2011 population of 992. With a land area of 1.96 km2 (0.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 553.6/km2 (1,434/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, the Village of Duchess had a population of 992 living in 360 of its 376 total dwellings, a 1.4% change from its 2006 population of 978. With a land area of 1.89 km2 (0.73 sq mi), it had a population density of 524.9/km2 (1,359/sq mi) in 2011.
- Jeff Shantz, professional hockey player
- Cheryl Bartlett, biologist
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