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Flagstaff County
Municipal district
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
Official logo of Flagstaff County
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 7
Established 1944
Incorporated 1968
 • Land 4,067.58 km2 (1,570.50 sq mi)
 • Total 3,738
 • Density 0.9/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

Flagstaff County is a municipal district in east central Alberta, Canada.

It is located in Census Division 7. The county was incorporated in the current boundaries in 1944 as Municipal District of Killam No. 390, name changed a year later to Municipal District of Flagstaff No. 62. It was established as a county in 1968. Its municipal office is located in the Town of Sedgewick.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Flagstaff County recorded a population of 3,738 living in 1,380 of its 1,532 total private dwellings, a 4.1% change from its 2011 population of 3,591. With a land area of 4,067.58 km2 (1,570.50 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.9/km2 (2.3/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, Flagstaff County had a population of 3,244 living in 1,190 of its 1,331 total dwellings, a -7.5% change from its 2006 population of 3,506. With a land area of 4,065.56 km2 (1,569.72 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.8/km2 (2.1/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, Flagstaff County had a population of 3,506 living in 1,295 dwellings, a -5.0% increase from 2001. The countyhas a land area of 4,066.92 km2 (1,570.25 sq mi) and a population density of 0.9/km2 (2.3/sq mi).

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 3,697 in 1,346 dwellings, a 7.9% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 4,065.16 km² it has a density of 0.9 inhabitants/km².

Communities and localities


The area is served by Killam-Sedgewick/Flagstaff Regional Airport.

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