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Rosalind
Village
Village of Rosalind
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 10
Municipal district Camrose County
Incorporated  
 • Village January 1, 1966
Area (2016)
 • Land 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation 710 m (2,330 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 188
 • Density 303.1/km2 (785/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 609
Highway 854
Website Official website

Rosalind is a village located in the prairies of central Alberta, Canada. It is located on Highway 854, approximately 120 kilometres (75 mi) southeast of Edmonton and 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Camrose, the closest major trading centre.

The name Rosalind was first used in 1905 and is likely an amalgamation of the nearby school districts Montrose and East Lynne.

Rosalind has a number of small businesses, an elementary school, and a junior high school. The village provides various municipal services to its residents including fire protection.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Rosalind recorded a population of 188 living in 87 of its 95 total private dwellings, a -1.1% change from its 2011 population of 190. With a land area of 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi), it had a population density of 303.2/km2 (785/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Rosalind had a population of 190 living in 77 of its 92 total dwellings, a 0% change from its 2006 population of 190. With a land area of 0.59 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 322.0/km2 (834/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of the Village of Rosalind according to its 2009 municipal census is 214.

In 2006, Rosalind had a population of 190 living in 80 dwellings, the same as in 2001. The village has a land area of 0.59 km2 (0.23 sq mi) and a population density of 322.2/km2 (834/sq mi).

Amenities

Rosalind has a community hall that holds events such as family reunions and weddings. The village also has a hockey arena and baseball diamonds.


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