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Scandia
Hamlet
Last remaining prairie grain elevator in the Scandia district.
Last remaining prairie grain elevator in the Scandia district.
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 2
Municipal district County of Newell
Population (2011)
 • Total 154
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0J 2Z0
Area code(s) +1-403
Highways Highway 36

Scandia is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the County of Newell. It is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of Highway 36, approximately 34 kilometres (21 mi) southwest of Brooks.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Scandia recorded a population of 146 living in 43 of its 54 total private dwellings, a change of -5.2% from its 2011 population of 154. With a land area of 0.19 km2 (0.073 sq mi), it had a population density of 768.4/km2 (1,990/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Scandia had a population of 154 living in 46 of its 55 total dwellings, a 12.4% change from its 2006 population of 137. With a land area of 0.2 km2 (0.077 sq mi), it had a population density of 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi) in 2011.

Attractions

  • Scandia Eastern Irrigation District Museum

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