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|Town of Sundre|
|Municipal district||Mountain View County|
|• Village||December 31, 1949|
|• Town||January 1, 1956|
|• Land||11.11 km2 (4.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,093 m (3,586 ft)|
|• Density||245.6/km2 (636/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Area code(s)||+1-403, +1-587|
|Waterway||Red Deer River|
Sundre takes its name from a town in Norway, the original home of Nels T. Hagen, the town's first postmaster.
Sundre's first postmaster, Nels T. Hagen, arrived in 1906. Sundre incorporated as a village in 1950 and then as a town in 1956.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Sundre recorded a population of 2,729 living in 1,188 of its 1,256 total private dwellings, a 4.6% change from its 2011 population of 2,610. With a land area of 11.11 km2 (4.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 245.6/km2 (636/sq mi) in 2016.
The Town of Sundre's 2012 municipal census counted a population of 2,695.
In the 2011 Census, the Town of Sundre had a population of 2,610 living in 1,144 of its 1,738 total dwellings, a 3.4% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 2,523. With a land area of 11.16 km2 (4.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 233.9/km2 (606/sq mi) in 2011.
Arts and culture
Cultural venues within Sundre include the Sundre Municipal Library and the Sundre & District Pioneer Village Museum, which features "Chester Mjolsness' World of Wildlife" exhibit of 150 mounted animals from across the world.
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