Ryley facts for kids
|Village of Ryley|
|Motto: Live the Life of Ryley|
|Census Division||No. 10|
|Municipal district||Beaver County|
|Founded||1909 (as Equity)|
|• Village||April 2, 1910|
|• Land||2.61 km2 (1.01 sq mi)|
|Elevation||693 m (2,274 ft)|
|• Density||185.3/km2 (480/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC−7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC−6)|
|Postal Code||T0B 4A0|
|Waterways||Creeks to the east form the head of Vermilion River
Amisk Creek to the west runs north to Beaverhill Lake
Ryley is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Beaver County, along Highway 14 between the City of Edmonton and the Town of Viking. The City of Camrose is approximately 58 km (36 mi) south of Ryley. The village was named in 1908 after George Urquhart Ryley, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Land Commissioner at the time.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Ryley recorded a population of 483 living in 208 of its 235 total private dwellings, a -2.8% change from its 2011 population of 497. With a land area of 2.61 km2 (1.01 sq mi), it had a population density of 185.1/km2 (479/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, the Village of Ryley had a population of 497 living in 215 of its 241 total dwellings, an 8.5% change from its 2006 population of 458. With a land area of 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 252.3/km2 (653/sq mi) in 2011.
Ryley boasts many facilities, such as Alberta's only indoor swimming pool in a village, a school which operates four days a week, a museum, a three-sheet indoor curling rink, an outdoor skating rink, a skate park, and a community hall.
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