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|Village of Kitscoty|
Main Street, Kitscoty
Biggest Little Sports Centre in Alberta
|Municipal district||County of Vermilion River|
|• Village||March 22, 1911|
|• Land||1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)|
|Elevation||670 m (2,200 ft)|
|• Density||564.3/km2 (1,462/sq mi)|
|• Municipal census (2016)||976|
|Time zone||UTC−07:00 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (MDT)|
|Forward sortation areas||
|Area codes||780, 587, 825|
Kitscoty is a village located in central Alberta, Canada. Situated at the junction of Highway 16 (Yellowhead Highway) and Highway 897 (the link to Cold Lake), the village is located approximately midway between Edmonton and Saskatoon (225 km (140 mi) and 295 km (183 mi) respectively). In addition, the village is within short commuting distance of Lloydminster. The CN railway tracks also pass through Kitscoty. The municipal office of the surrounding County of Vermilion River's is located in Kitscoty.
The first settlers came to the district in 1905, and was incorporated as a Village in 1911. Kitscoty originally served a trading area stretching from Cold Lake in the north to the Battle River in the south. Kitscoty is named after a famous cromlech, 3 large stones in a tripod arrangement, found near a settlement in England known as Kit's Coty House.
In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Kitscoty recorded a population of852 living in 304 of its 335 total private dwellings, a change of -7.9% from its 2016 population of 925. With a land area of 1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 564.2/km2 (1,461/sq mi) in 2021.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Kitscoty recorded a population of 925 living in 317 of its 337 total private dwellings, a 9.3% change from its 2011 population of 846. With a land area of 1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 612.6/km2 (1,587/sq mi) in 2016.
The population of the Village of Kitscoty according to its 2016 municipal census is 976, a 0.9% change from its 2013 municipal census population of 967.
There is an elementary school and a junior/senior high school within the village.
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