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Spring Lake
Edmonton Beach (1959–1998)
Village
Village of Spring Lake
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Edmonton Capital Region
Census Division 11
Municipal district Parkland County
Incorporated  
 • Summer village January 1, 1959 (as Edmonton Beach)
 •  Village/name change January 1, 1999
Area (2016)
 • Land 2.33 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Elevation 740 m (2,430 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 699
 • Density 300.5/km2 (778/sq mi)
Highways 16A
Waterways Spring Lake
Website Official website

Spring Lake, originally named Edmonton Beach, is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located on the eastern shore of Spring Lake, approximately 20 km (12 mi) and 40 km (25 mi) west of the cities of Spruce Grove and Edmonton respectively. Hasse Lake is located 6 km (3.7 mi) southwest of Spring Lake. It was known as the Summer Village of Edmonton Beach from 1959 to 1999.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Spring Lake recorded a population of 699 living in 261 of its 303 total private dwellings, a 31.1% change from its 2011 population of 533. With a land area of 2.33 km2 (0.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 300.0/km2 (777/sq mi) in 2016.

The Village of Spring Lake's 2012 municipal census counted a population of 614, a 3.7% increase over its 2007 municipal census population of 592.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Spring Lake had a population of 533 living in 208 of its 238 total dwellings, a 6.4% change from its 2006 population of 501. With a land area of 2.12 km2 (0.82 sq mi), it had a population density of 251.4/km2 (651/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, Spring Lake had a population of 501 living in 198 dwellings, a 9.6% increase from 2001. The village has a land area of 2.12 km2 (0.82 sq mi) and a population density of 236.4/km2 (612/sq mi).

Services

There is a large RV park on the east side of the lake, which has a small camping store which sells candy, newspapers, and a variety of camping items. Other than this there are no commercial businesses in the village.


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