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Woodlands County
Municipal district
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Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1994
Incorporated 1999 (County)
 • Land 7,669.13 km2 (2,961.07 sq mi)
 • Total 4,754
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

Woodlands County is a municipal district in north-central Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 13, its municipal office is located outside but adjacent to the Town of Whitecourt. A second municipal office is located in the Hamlet of Fort Assiniboine.


Windfall gas plant in Woodlands County

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Woodlands County recorded a population of 4,754 living in 1,812 of its 1,950 total private dwellings, a 10.4% change from its 2011 population of 4,306. With a land area of 7,669.13 km2 (2,961.07 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, Woodlands County had a population of 4,306 living in 1,602 of its 1,753 total dwellings, a 3.6% change from its 2006 population of 4,158. With a land area of 7,668.31 km2 (2,960.75 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, Woodlands County had a population of 4,158 living in 1,667 dwellings, an 8.9% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 7,668.11 km2 (2,960.67 sq mi) and a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi).

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 3,818 in 1,448 dwellings, a 3.2% increase from 1996. On a surface of 7,668.12 km² it had a density of 0.5 inhabitants/km².

Communities and localities

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by Woodlands County:

The following localities are located within Woodlands County:

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