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Ryley
Village
Village of Ryley
Main street
Main street
Official logo of Ryley
Logo
Motto: Live the Life of Ryley
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census Division No. 10
Municipal district Beaver County
Founded 1909 (as Equity)
Incorporated  
 • Village April 2, 1910
Area (2016)
 • Land 2.61 km2 (1.01 sq mi)
Elevation 693 m (2,274 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 483
 • Density 185.3/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Postal Code T0B 4A0
Area code(s) 780
Highways 14
854
Waterways Creeks to the east form the head of Vermilion River
Amisk Creek to the west runs north to Beaverhill Lake
Website Official website

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.

Demographics

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.

In 2006, Ryley had a population of 458 living in 221 dwellings, a 4.8% increase from 2001. The village has a land area of 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi) and a population density of 232.1/km2 (601/sq mi).

Attractions

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.

Living museum and saddlery, George's Harness & Saddlery, with owner/operator Morley Knudslien
The sports grounds

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