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Village of Elnora
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 8
Municipal district Red Deer County
 • Village July 22, 1929
 • Land 1.47 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
935 m (3,068 ft)
 • Total 298
 • Density 203.2/km2 (526/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 403
Highways Highway 21

Elnora is a village in central Alberta, Canada north of Three Hills. It was first organized as a village on January 2, 1908 as "Stewartville" but was renamed to Elnora (for Elinor & Nora, the wives of the postmasters) when the opening of a post office the next year required a unique name.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Elnora recorded a population of 298 living in 144 of its 160 total private dwellings, a -4.8% change from its 2011 population of 313. With a land area of 1.47 km2 (0.57 sq mi), it had a population density of 202.7/km2 (525/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Elnora had a population of 313 living in 139 of its 151 total dwellings, an 11.8% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 280. With a land area of 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi), it had a population density of 211.5/km2 (548/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of the Village of Elnora according to its 2011 municipal census is 320, a 3.2% increase from its 2010 municipal census population of 310.

In 2006, Elnora had a population of 275 living in 127 dwellings, a 5.2% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 0.69 km2 (0.27 sq mi) and a population density of 401.2/km2 (1,039/sq mi).

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