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Hamlet 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
Dissolution February 1, 2020
 • Land 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
 • Total 40
 • Density 53.6/km2 (139/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Highways 12, 852

Gadsby is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada that is under the jurisdiction of the County of Stettler No. 6. It is located east of Red Deer on Highway 852 just north of Highway 12. Incorporated in 1909, it dissolved from village status in early 2020.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, 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, 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.

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