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Lacombe County
Municipal district
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 8
Established 1944
Incorporated 1995
 • Land 2,765.16 km2 (1,067.63 sq mi)
 • Total 10,343
 • Density 3.7/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

Lacombe County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada, located in Census Division No. 8 north of the City of Red Deer. Its municipal office is 4 km (2.5 mi) west of Highway 2 and the City of Lacombe, and 6 km (3.7 mi) east of the Summer Village of Gull Lake, at the intersection of Highway 12 and Spruceville Road (Range Road 274).


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Lacombe County recorded a population of 10,343 living in 3,890 of its 4,668 total private dwellings, a 0.3% change from its 2011 population of 10,307. With a land area of 2,765.16 km2 (1,067.63 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, Lacombe County had a population of 10,312 living in 3,715 of its 4,317 total dwellings, a -0.8% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 10,394. With a land area of 2,766.65 km2 (1,068.21 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of Lacombe County according to its 2008 municipal census is 10,507.

In 2006, Lacombe County had a population of 10,451 living in 4,008 dwellings, a 1.1% decrease from 2001. The county has a land area of 2,777.26 km2 (1,072.31 sq mi) and a population density of 3.8/km2 (9.8/sq mi).

In 2001, Lacombe County had a population of 10,159 in 3,790 dwellings, a 4.1% increase from 1996. On a surface of 2,781.66 km² it had a density of 3.7 inhabitants/km².

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