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Yellowhead County
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 14
Established 1994
Incorporated 1994
 • Land 22,293.16 km2 (8,607.44 sq mi)
 • Total 10,995
 • Density 0.5/km2 (1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Yellowhead County AB Entrance on Yellowhead Highway
Entering Yellowhead County on the Yellowhead Highway

Yellowhead County is a municipal district in west central Alberta, Canada. It is the only municipal district within Alberta census division No. 14.


  • 1994: Established as a Municipal District of Yellowhead No. 94 on January 1.
  • 1998: The name changed to Yellowhead County on July 8.
  • 1998: Evansburg dissolved as a village, and became part of Yellowhead Municipal District on June 30.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Yellowhead County recorded a population of 10,995 living in 4,309 of its 5,048 total private dwellings, a 5% change from its 2011 population of 10,469. With a land area of 22,293.16 km2 (8,607.44 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, Yellowhead County had a population of 10,469 living in 4,083 of its 4,708 total dwellings, a 4.2% change from its 2006 population of 10,045. With a land area of 22,296.26 km2 (8,608.63 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi) in 2011.

Communities and localities

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by Yellowhead County:

The following localities are located within Yellowhead County:

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