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Smoky Lake County
Municipal district
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 12
Established 1943
Incorporated 1961 (County)
Area (2016)
 • Land 3,412.92 km2 (1,317.74 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 4,107
 • Density 1.2/km2 (3/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website smokylakecounty.ab.ca

Smoky Lake County is a municipal district in north-eastern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 12, its municipal office is located in the Town of Smoky Lake.

Demographics

As a census subdivision in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Smoky Lake County recorded a population of 4,107 living in 1,556 of its 2,248 total private dwellings, a 5% change from its 2011 population of 3,910. This includes the population of two Metis settlements, Buffalo Lake (712) and Kikino (934), located within the census subdivision that are municipalities independent of Smoky Lake County. With a land area of 3,412.92 km2 (1,317.74 sq mi), the census subdivision had a population density of 1.2/km2 (3.1/sq mi) in 2016. Excluding the two Metis settlements, Smoky Lake County had a population of 2,461 in 2016, a change of 0.1% from its 2011 population of 2,459.

As a census subdivision in the 2011 Census of Population, Smoky Lake County had a population of 3,910 living in 1,481 of its 1,920 total dwellings, a 16.5% change from its 2006 population of 3,357. This includes the population of two Metis settlements, Buffalo Lake (492) and Kikino (959), located within the census subdivision that are municipalities independent of Smoky Lake County. With a land area of 3,412.81 km2 (1,317.69 sq mi), the census subdivision had a population density of 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi) in 2011. As a municipality in the 2011 Census, Smoky Lake County had a population of 2,459 without the two Metis settlements.

Communities and localities


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