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Village of Gadsby
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 7
Municipal district County of Stettler No. 6
Founded 1909
 • Village May 6, 1910
Area (2016)
 • Land 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 40
 • Density 53.6/km2 (139/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways 12, 852

Gadsby is a village in central Alberta, Canada, located east of Red Deer. Gadsby is the smallest village in Alberta. It was incorporated in 1909. It was named for Toronto reporter Henry Franklin Gadsby was the namesake for a post office that was opened in 1909.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Gadsby recorded a population of 40 living in 24 of its 25 total private dwellings, a 60% change from its 2011 population of 25. With a land area of 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 53.3/km2 (138/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Gadsby had a population of 25 living in 14 of its 18 total dwellings, a -28.6% change from its 2006 population of 35. With a land area of 0.82 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 30.5/km2 (79/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, Gadsby had a population of 35 living in 18 dwellings, a 12.5% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 0.82 km2 (0.32 sq mi) and a population density of 42.7/km2 (111/sq mi).

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